Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Updated 29 September 2023

Since the February 1, 2021 coup, a total of (4,131) 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 (24,858) people have been arrested by the junta in relation to its seizure of power, (19,286) are currently in detention, (7,396) of whom are serving sentences. 

There are a total of (110) post-coup death row prisoners as of September 29, 2023. (119) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (43) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (153) 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 February 1, 2021 to September 29, 2023, (324) people in 2021 and (649) people in 2022 and (470) people from January to September 29, 2023; (1,443) people in total, have been killed after being detained by the junta across the country. Among (1,443) deceased, Sagaing Region records the highest number of deaths with (832) people.

On September 24, at approximately 10:30 p.m., a group of around 25 junta personnel and Pyu Saw Htee militiamen beat and arrested Hla Pe and his son, Thein Swe Oo (aka Gatone), who was a CDM staff member from Department of Agriculture in Na Bu Ai Village, located in Myingyan Township, Mandalay Region. Thereafter, on September 25, at approximately 7 a.m., their bodies were discovered at a Zayat (visitor hall in monasteries) in front of the Pauk Sann Street branch in Myingyan Township, bearing signs of torture.

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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In Solidarity,