Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 27 September 2023

Since the February 1, 2021 coup, a total of (4,124) people, including pro-democracy activists and civilians have been killed by the junta and pro-military groups during the Spring Revolution. In addition to the total fatality figure, AAPP has documented around (450) deceased persons whose names are unknown and still need to be verified.

Since the coup, a total of (24,850) people have been arrested by the junta in relation to its seizure of power, (19,278) are currently in detention, (7,382) of whom are serving sentences. 

There are a total of (107) post-coup death row prisoners as of September 27, 2023. (119) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (43) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (150) people who have been sentenced to death. (5,572) 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 data collected by AAPP, from September 1 to 27, 2023, (19) women and (72) men; (91) people in total, have been given prison sentences under specious charges by courts subservient to the junta across the country. Sagaing Region records the highest number of sentences with (76) people.

On September 25, 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 an additional 10 years in prison under Sections 50(j), 50(h) and 52(a) of the Counter-Terrorism Law. They each had previously been sentenced to 2 years imprisonment under Section 505 A of the Penal Code on May 10, making 12 years to each serve in prison in total. They were arrested by junta forces 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: doc_data_team@aappb.org 

Interactive subdomain for AAPP data: https://coup.aappb.org/ 

Click on the below links to view AAPP data:

Killed – bit.ly/3taCmp3

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 

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