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December 1, 2022

Myanmar’s exiled National Unity Government cautiously recognises rights of Rohingyas

The laws of Myanmar that prompted one of the largest refugee crises in recent decades involving the Rohingya community of the Rakhine province is deeply unpopular among the democratic anti-junta forces.

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November 29, 2022

World Bank-backed Yoma Bank Working With Myanmar military’s Mytel Network Operator

Myanmar’s Yoma Bank, part-backed by the World Bank, is providing banking services to Telecom International Myanmar Company Limited, the operator of the Myanmar military’s Mytel cell phone network, according to Justice for Myanmar (JFM).

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November 28, 2022

Beyond the Headlines: Australian bank announces plans to withdraw from Myanmar

The Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ) announced in a statement on November 22 that it plans to withdraw from Myanmar by next year citing increasing “operational complexity” over the past several months.

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November 28, 2022

NGO raises concern over Yoma Bank providing services to Myanmar military telco, Mytel

The NGO Justice for Myanmar has raised concerns over Yoma Bank’s relationship with the illegally-installed Myanmar junta. Yoma Bank is providing banking services to Telecom International Myanmar Company Limited, the operator of the Myanmar military’s Mytel mobile network.

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November 27, 2022

ASEAN Roundup ประจำวันที่ 20-26 พฤศจิกายน 2565

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) ประกาศว่า จะถอนตัวออกจากเมียนมาภายในต้นปี 2566 ซึ่งจะเป็นธนาคารข้ามชาติแห่งแรกที่ถอนตัวออกจากพม่า

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November 27, 2022

Finanziert das Auswärtige Amt über die Max-Planck-Stiftung ein Trainingsprogramm für die Militärjunta Myanmars?

Die Organisation JFM hat in einer umfassenden Recherche veröffentlicht, dass die Max-Planck-Stiftung für Internationalen Frieden und Rechtsstaatlichkeit auch Vertreter*innen des Militärregimes Myanmars zu einem Workshop zum Thema Seerecht und maritime Sicherheit eingeladen habe.

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November 26, 2022

Justice for Myanmar calls out Germany's Max Planck Foundation for support to Burma's junta

Whistleblower group Justice for Myanmar (JFM) reports that the German Federal Foreign Office is using its funds to support and train Burma’s military junta. The Max Planck Foundation invited three junta representatives to attend a workshop in Singapore from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 on maritime peace and security.

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November 25, 2022

Yoma Bank providing services to Myanmar military telco, Mytel

Yoma Bank is providing banking services to Telecom International Myanmar Company Limited, the operator of the Myanmar military’s Mytel mobile network.

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November 25, 2022

– Det enkleste ville nok være å trekke seg helt ut

Yoma Bank, hvor det statlige norske investeringsfondet Norfund har eierandeler, samhandler med Innwa Bank – som eies av militærkonglomeratet Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC) – til tross for at banken er sanksjonert av USA, Storbritannia og EU.

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November 25, 2022

German Govt is Funding Myanmar Junta Military Training: Rights Group

Rights group Justice for Myanmar (JFM) says Germany is funding the training of Myanmar junta military personnel in a potential violation of European Union sanctions.