May 2024 Situation Update

People killed: 4,957

Including: Children killed: 630

As of 30 April 2024. These numbers are verified by AAPP, although actual numbers are likely higher.

Total people arbitrarily arrested: 26,588

Total people currently in detention: 20,375

Total women arrested: 5,483

Total children arrested: 726

Total people released: 6,213

As of 30 April 2024. These numbers are verified by AAPP, actual numbers are likely higher.

Political prisoners executed: 4

Political prisoners killed in detainment*: At least 1,736

As of 30 April 2024 AAPP

Total political prisoners sentenced to death: 166

Including: 123 on death row, 119 sentenced to death in absentia

As of 30 April 2024 AAPP

Displacement

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs): Over 2.9 million

(306,200 in protracted displacement from violence prior to the coup)

As of 22 April 2024 UNHCR

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

Total Estimated Number of Stateless Persons: 632,789

(Out of 632,789 Stateless persons in Rakhine State, 155,511 are displaced)

Refugees: Over 1.3 Million UNHCR

Over 120,575 refugees have fled to neighboring countries since 1 February 2021.

As of 31 March 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: 18.6 million 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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