EFEBangkok

The number of people Myanmar’s military junta has killed is likely a lot higher than official records suggest, according to a rights organization that documents deaths at the hand of the February 2021 coup makers.

The Association for the Assistance of Political Prisoners of Myanmar has to date documented at least 2,040 murders and more than 11,300 detentions of civilians by the military junta.

"The number of deaths may well be over 2000," the organization said. Its numbers are supported by the United Nations agencies and other organizations that cite data from the Myanmar NGO in their reports on the conflict after the military coup.

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