Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Date – 26 June 2024

Since the 1 February 2021 coup, a total of (5,338) 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 (2,000) deceased persons whose names are unknown and still need to be verified.

Since the coup, a total of (26,915) people have been arrested by the junta in relation to its seizure of power, (20,634) are currently in detention, (9,231) of whom are serving sentences. 

There are a total of (124) post-coup death row prisoners as of 26 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. (6,281) 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 data collected by the AAPP, from January 1 to June 26, 2024, (2) women and (17) men; (19) people in total were killed in various ways while being detained in prisons subordinate  to the junta across the country. (13) people died due to lack of adequate medical treatment, marking the highest number of deaths.

Myint Maung (aka Ko Ni), the chairperson of ward and village election commission from No (106) Ward, Dagon Myothit (South) Township, Yangon Region, was arrested by junta forces in May 2023. He was sentenced to three years in prison under Section 505 A of the Penal Code. While incarcerated in Insein Prison, he suffered from lung cancer and died on June 16, 2024, due to inadequate medical treatment.

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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“Our uprising must succeed” 

In Solidarity,