Human Rights Situation weekly update (February 22 to 29, 2024)

Human Rights Violations took place in States and Regions from Feb 22 to 29, 2024

Military Junta Troop launched airstrikes and dropped bombs in Sagaing Region, Shan State, and Rakhine State from February 22nd to 29th. Military Junta announced the Martial Law at Momeik and Mabein Township on February 28th. The military Junta arrested the civilians who used the land and water transportation to Rakhine. Military Junta Troop recruited new soldiers and made the civilians lists in Ayeyarwady Region, Bago Region, Rakhine State, and Mon State and forced 112 Rohingya people from Kyauktalone Refugee Camp in Kyaukphyu Township, Rakhine State, to attend the Military Service.

Over 20 civilians died and over 60 were injured by the Military’s heavy and light artillery attacks within a week. 4 underaged children died when the Military Junta committed abuses. An LGBT civilian also died by the arrest and torture of the Military Junta at the police station of Monywa, Sagaing Region on February 24th.