MYANMAR – The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) published that a total of 3,520 innocent people had been killed and 22,481 abducted through brutal crackdown by terrorist junta forces across Myanmar, after over two years of the bloody coup d’état in Myanmar.
The list was compiled by AAPP from 1 February 2021 to 18 May 2023. The actual casualties are likely to be higher.
As of 18 May 2023, 18,169 people are currently under detention and 5,976 out of them had been sentenced in person during the Spring Revolution. Of those convicted, a total of 117 death row prisoners were sentenced to death in connection with the spring revolution and are being detained in prison. A total of 121 people had been sentenced in absentia including 42 people sentenced to death. It brings the total to 159 people who have been lawlessly sentenced to death.
Currently, a total of 4,312 people have been released.
The genocidal junta’s air forces carried out unprovoked aerial bombings with fighter jets over Saw Lon Village in Bawlake Township of Karenni State at 4:20 a.m., on May 17, killing Ms. Khin Shwe Win in her 17s, while her father and three other locals were injured.
On the morning of May 17, a junta column with more than 200 terrorist fascist soldiers of 33rd Light Infantry Division (LID – 33) reportedly abducted about 40 locals of Nam Ya and Khin Taung villages of Hpakant Township in Kachin State, as human shields. Children, pregnant women and elders were also abducted and their whereabouts is unknown.
AAPP can be contacted to provide information of anyone who has been abducted, detained and prosecuted during Spring Revolution such as leaders of civil society organizations, civilians, activists, journalists, CDM workers and others from various fields including fallen heroes.