Human Rights Situation weekly update (January 1 to 7, 2024)

Human Rights Violations took place in States and Regions from Jan 1 to 7, 2024

Military Junta Troop launched airstrikes and dropped bombs in the Sagaing Region, Bago Region, Shan State, and Rakhine State from January 1st to 7th. Over 40 civilians died and over 30 were injured by the Military’s airstrikes within a week. Over 30 local civilians from Khin-U Township, Sagaing Region, were arrested as human shields. Prison staff from Daik-U Prison are threatening and torturing the female political prisoners in Bago Region.

About 50 civilians died and over 60 were injured by the Military’s heavy and light artillery attacks within a week. 8 underaged children were injured and 3 died when Military junta committed abuses. 2 civilians also died from the land mines by Military troops. Military junta also committed a massacre and 19 people died in Wuntho Township, Sagaing Region.