Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 12 May 2023

Since the February 1, 2021, military coup and the emergence of the Spring Revolution, a total of (3,509) people, including pro-democracy activists and other civilians, have been killed through military crackdowns against the pro-democracy movement.

Since the coup, a total of (22,211) people were arrested and among them (17,918) are currently under detention, (5,893) of whom are serving sentences. There are a total of (112) post-coup death row prisoners as of May 12, 2023. (121) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (42) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (154) people who have been sentenced to death. (4,293) people have already been released. 

These are the numbers verified by AAPP. The actual numbers are likely much higher. We will continue to update accordingly.

According to information gathered today, on May 10, from approximately 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., a clash broke out between the junta forces and a coalition of People’s Defence Force near Nyaung Pin Thar Village, Htantabin Township, Bago Region. Afterwards, a military column of the junta forces captured and killed 18 locals, including 6 children of age 18 and below. Their bodies were piled together and burned.

In addition to this, on May 10, Kale Township Court sentenced four members of Kale Main Strike Group: Than Soe Oo, Cing Deih Kim, Hnin San and Myo Ko Win, to each serve 2 years in prison under Section 505 A of the Penal Code. They were arrested by the junta in Kale Town, Sagaing Region, on April 16 when they were protesting against the military dictatorship on Bogyoke Road in Tat U Thi Dar Ward, Kale Town, Sagaing Region.

AAPP will continue to inform on verified daily arrests, charges, sentences, and fatalities in relation to the attempted coup, and update the lists with details of these alleged offenses. If you receive any information about detentions of, or charges against, CSO leaders, activists, journalists, CDM workers, other civilians and fallen heroes in relation to the military and police crackdown on dissent, please submit to the following addresses: fatality-data@aappb.org  detention-data@aappb.org 

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Total Arrested – bit.ly/3t7IE90

Still Detained – bit.ly/3m3Z8Lm

Sentenced – bit.ly/3WP0sla 

Released – bit.ly/3MbC3kd

Death Penalty in Detention – https://bit.ly/3BmDPO0 

Sector Data of Definition AAPP – Sector_Data_Definition (2-Feb-2023)

Special Condition Data Definition – Special_Condition_Data_Definition (2-Feb-2023)

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