February 2024 Situation Update

People killed: 4,477

Including: Children killed: 548

As of 2 February 2024. These numbers are verified by AAPP, although actual numbers are likely higher.

Total people arbitrarily arrested: 25,951

Total people currently in detention: 20,013

Total women arrested: 5,277

Total children arrested: 712

Total people released: 5,938

As of 2 February 2024. These numbers are verified by AAPP, actual numbers are likely higher.

Political prisoners executed: 4

Political prisoners killed in detainment*: At least 1,588 As of 31 January 2024 AAPP

Total political prisoners sentenced to death: 162

Including: 120 on death row, 119 sentenced to death in absentia As of 2 February 2024 AAPP

Displacement

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs): Nearly 2.6 million

(306,200 in protracted displacement from violence prior to the coup) As of 29 January 2024 UNHCR

Local Community-Based Organizations estimate these numbers to be much higher.

Total Estimated Number of Stateless Persons: 630,000

(Out of 630,000 Stateless persons in Rakhine State, 153,600 are displaced)

Refugees: Over 1.3 Million UNHCR

Over 123,809 refugees have fled to neighboring countries since 1 February 2021. As of 12 January 2024 UNHCR

Civilian properties (homes, churches, monasteries, and schools) destroyed since February 2021: At least 86,134

As of 29 September 2023 ISPDATA MATTERS

In need of humanitarian assistance: 18 million (1 in 3 people) OCHA

*Deaths in junta detainment refer to individuals who died in custody of the junta after being arrested, captured, or otherwise forcibly taken.

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The Myanmar Campaign Network (MCN) is an Australian national coalition formed following the 2021 coup in Myanmar, comprising human rights organisations, international aid NGOs, Myanmar diaspora organisations, trade unions and faith-based organisations.

This project is under the auspices of Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA.

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