Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Date – 28 June 2024

Since the 1 February 2021 coup, a total of (5,341) 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 (26,936) people have been arrested by the junta in relation to its seizure of power, (20,654) are currently in detention, (9,232) of whom are serving sentences. 

There are a total of (124) post-coup death row prisoners as of 28 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. (6,282) 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 the beginning of the coup to June 28, 2024, the junta killed (43) people from the religious sector across the country, including (14) deaths during the first six months of 2024. The identities of those who have been verified. Among (43) deceased, (17) deaths were caused by the junta’s airstrikes, marking the highest number, followed by (12) fatalities from the junta’s gunfire.

On June 22, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Oattama (aka Kyaw Thu), a monk from the monastery in Sa Kha Ma Village, Myingyan Township, Mandalay Region, was transporting an emergency patient from the village to Myingyan Town. He was driving an ambulance, which contained the logo of the ward and village social assistance association. Near the exit of Myingyan Town, junta forces and Pyu Saw Htee militiamen, who were on a hidden ambush patrol, opened fire at the vehicle, instantly killing the monk with a gunshot wound to the head.

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,