Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Date – 3 June 2024

Since the 1 February 2021 coup, a total of (5,217) 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 (1,800) deceased persons whose names are unknown and still need to be verified.

Since the coup, a total of (26,811) people have been arrested by the junta in relation to its seizure of power, (20,552) are currently in detention, (9,133) of whom are serving sentences. 

There are a total of (124) post-coup death row prisoners as of 3 June 2024. (119) people have been sentenced in absentia, of whom (43) have been sentenced to death. This makes a total of (167) people who have been sentenced to death. (6,259) 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 the monitoring of AAPP’s Documentation and Research Department, the intense military conflict, between the junta forces and the Arakan Army (AA), has spread to Thandwe Township in Southern Rakhine State. The junta has relied on overwhelming firepower during the clashes, resulting in civilian casualties and death. Additionally, the junta forces have apprehended and killed civilians in large numbers. In Byaing Hpyu Village, Sittwe Township, the junta forces and their coalition forces have killed over 50 of the locals that they had apprehended.

Moreover, on May 31, the junta forces carried out an aerial bombing on Yar Za Gyo Village, in Kale Township, Sagaing Region, where they frequently conducted raids, apprehending and killing locals, and setting fire to civilian houses and belongings. The attack forced the locals to flee for safety.

AAPP will continue to provide updates 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 it, please submit it to the following address: 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,