Japan’s railway projects risk aiding & abetting Myanmar junta’s crimes
Japan has continued railway improvement projects following the Myanmar military’s illegal coup attempt, a Justice For Myanmar investigation based on public sources and leaked documents has revealed.
ASEAN-Japan Centre supporting Myanmar junta’s trade and tourism plans, as it wages terror campaign
According to leaked documents and public sources, the Tokyo-based ASEAN-Japan Centre on Trade, Investment and Tourism provided a grant to the junta’s investment and foreign economic relations ministry for a capacity building program on reforms required to implement international investment agreements.
ACIJ, JFM and Stop Adani urge Adani Group to responsibly divest from their military-linked businesses in Myanmar
The Australian Centre for International Justice, JFM and Stop Adani condemn Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Limited for its continued development of the Ahlone International Port Terminal 2, which provides a revenue stream and a lucrative future asset for the Australian, Canadian, EU, UK and US sanctioned military conglomerate, Myanmar Economic Corporation.
Canal+ and Thaicom are broadcasting Myanmar junta incitement of genocide & images of prisoners of war against international law
Canal+ and its satellite partner, Thaicom, are broadcasting Myanmar military junta propaganda against their responsibilities under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the OECD Guidelines, and international law and norms.
Joint statement: AFRY’s decision to leave Myanmar welcome but concerns remain
JFM joins Swedish organisations in welcoming AFRY's move to stop doing business with the military junta but remain deeply concerned about the company's delayed response and failure to realise the gravity of its dealings with the Myanmar military.
Heineken, Carlsberg and ThaiBev tax payments bankrolling Myanmar junta
Drink giants Heineken, Carlsberg and ThaiBev are paying tens of millions of dollars in tax to the Myanmar military junta, Justice For Myanmar has revealed in an investigation of tax filings released by Distributed Denial of Secrets.
Serious questions over the withdrawal of ENEOS Holdings and other entities from the Yetagun gas project
On April 13, ENEOS Holdings (hereinafter referred to as “ENEOS”) announced that their withdrawal from the Yetagun gas project in Myanmar had been approved by the Myanmar “government” on April 12, in reference to the illegitimate military junta.
Open Letter: The United Nations Security Council’s meeting on Myanmar must lead to firm measures against the junta
546 Myanmar, regional and international civil society organisations including JFM have sent an open letter to the UN Security Council members calling for firm measures against the junta under Chapter VII of the UN Charter to enforce the military junta’s compliance with Resolution 2669.
JFM welcomes UK and US sanctions on the Myanmar junta’s jet fuel supply chain
Justice For Myanmar welcomes sanctions imposed by the UK and US on subsidiaries and one individual from Asia Sun Group of Companies, to coincide with the illegal Myanmar junta’s “Armed Forces Day”.
Joint Statement Welcoming US Sanctions on Myanmar Cronies
Justice For Myanmar and The Sentry welcome the adoption of sanctions today by the United States on Star Sapphire Group of Companies, Star Sapphire Trading Company Limited, Star Sapphire Group Pte. Ltd., and two of their owners, Tun Min Latt and his wife Win Min Soe.
European firms paid millions by illegal Myanmar junta to consult on disastrous dam projects
Two European engineering corporations have been paid millions consulting for the Myanmar military junta on harmful hydropower projects, Justice For Myanmar has revealed through an analysis of leaked tax filings, some of which were provided by Distributed Denial of Secrets.
ASEAN Regional Forum inviting terrorist Myanmar junta to workshop on countering the financing of terrorism by non-profit organisations
Representatives of the illegal Myanmar military junta have been invited to attend the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Workshop on Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism this week, according to a Justice For Myanmar source.
India complicit in Myanmar junta atrocity crimes through export of gun barrels
State-owned arms company Yantra India Limited has shipped multiple 122mm barrels to the Myanmar military in October 2022 in likely breach of international law, a Justice For Myanmar investigation has found.
JFM welcomes latest round of EU sanctions imposed on the Myanmar junta and its arms and jet fuel suppliers
Justice For Myanmar welcomes sanctions imposed by the EU on members of the terrorist Myanmar military junta, its arms brokers and jet fuel suppliers, more than two years after the military’s illegal coup attempt.
Over 20 international oilfield services companies active in Myanmar since coup attempt
A Justice For Myanmar investigation using open source and leaked documents has identified 22 international oilfield services companies active in Myanmar since the military’s illegal attempted coup.
Justice For Myanmar calls for Canadian and UK sanctions on MOGE following MTI Energy’s investment in the Yadana Gas Project
US oil major Chevon is selling its 41.1% stake in the Yadana Gas Project to a subsidiary of the Canadian oil company MTI Energy. Chevron first disclosed the deal to the Guardian.
JFM welcomes targeted sanctions imposed on Myanmar junta two years after illegal coup attempt
Justice For Myanmar welcomes sanctions imposed by Australia, Canada, the UK and USA imposed on members of the terrorist Myanmar military junta, its businesses and jet fuel suppliers to mark the second anniversary of the military’s illegal coup attempt.
New report names over 60 governments + international organisations supporting the illegal military junta in Myanmar
New report exposes 60+ foreign governments & international organisations supporting military junta.
JFM calls on Israel’s Attorney General to take urgent action following application for criminal investigation into Cognyte’s business in Myanmar
An application for a criminal investigation into the activities of the NASDAQ-listed Israeli surveillance firm Cognyte Software Ltd and officials from the Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been filed with Israel’s Attorney General, over the suspected aiding and abetting of crimes against humanity in Myanmar.
Assets of Min Aung Hlaing’s children caught in Thai drug raid
The title of a luxury Bangkok condo and two Siam Commercial Bank passbooks belonging to the children of junta head and war criminal Min Aung Hlaing were among items confiscated during the arrest of Myanmar crony arms broker Tun Min Latt.
Response from ten institutional shareholders of three Japanese banks that continue investment in military-linked projects in Myanmar
Six CSOs sent a letter to 160 major investors in MUFG Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, and Mizuho Bank raising concerns about the banks' business in Myanmar.
IFC divesting from Yoma Bank after its business with military companies exposed
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group is divesting from Yoma Bank, Justice For Myanmar has confirmed through a source with knowledge of the transaction.
JFM welcomes Canadian sanctions on Myanmar military jet fuel supplier and arms brokers
Justice For Myanmar welcomes the latest round of Canadian sanctions in response to the Myanmar military’s illegal attempted coup, to mark Human Rights Day.
JFM welcomes Switzerland disinviting junta from development summit
Justice For Myanmar welcomes the Swiss Government’s decision to disinvite the illegal Myanmar military junta from the Effective Development Co-operation Summit.
Switzerland legitimising illegal Myanmar junta with meeting & invite to development summit
Switzerland has invited the illegal Myanmar military junta to the Effective Development Co-operation Summit, according to Justice For Myanmar sources and confirmed by the Swiss Government.
Singapore-listed ETC’s legal review encourages Myanmar sanctions evasion
A legal compliance review of Emerging Towns & Cities Singapore (ETC) released on Friday outlines steps for the company to evade sanctions and continue its business with the Myanmar army’s Quarter Master General Office.
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.
Germany’s support for capacity building of Myanmar junta may breach EU sanctions
The German Federal Foreign Office is funding the training of Myanmar military junta personnel through a Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law project for the promotion of maritime peace and security in Southeast Asia, in potential violation of EU sanctions.
JFM cautiously welcomes ANZ exit and calls for responsible disengagement
Justice For Myanmar cautiously welcomes ANZ’s announcement that they will exit Myanmar by early 2023.
JFM welcomes EU and US sanctions on the Myanmar military junta & arms brokers
JFM welcomes the latest round of EU and US sanctions on the Myanmar military junta and its arms brokers. The pace of sanctions needs to be urgently increased, better coordinated & expanded.
ASEAN actively aiding and abetting Myanmar junta’s war crimes and crimes against humanity
The illegitimate Myanmar military junta has been appointed chair of the ASEAN Air Chiefs Conference, as it intensifies the use of its air force to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity.
JFM calls for a ban on jet fuel exports to Myanmar and sanctions on Myanmar jet fuel companies
Justice For Myanmar calls for an immediate ban on the export of jet fuel to Myanmar and targeted sanctions against the Myanmar individuals and entities involved in the military’s jet fuel supply chain, as the junta’s indiscriminate air strikes intensify.
ANZ, UOB and BIDV transacting with Myanmar military controlled Innwa Bank after sanctions
A trove of Innwa Bank records from Distributed Denial of Secrets reveal transactions with the international banks ANZ, UOB and BIDV in Myanmar kyat.
JFM calls on Israel’s Attorney General to take urgent action following application for criminal investigation into Myanmar arms sales
An application for a criminal investigation into the activities of the Israeli arms companies Israel Aerospace Industries, Elbit Systems and Israel Shipyards; as well as the director of the Defense Exports Control Agency (DECA) in the Ministry of Defense, and the head of the Defense Exports Unit in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; over suspicion of their involvement in corruption in Myanmar has been filed with the Attorney General’ office.
Letter Sent to 160 Institutions to Urge Engagement with Three Japanese Banks Regarding Junta-linked Projects in Myanmar
Six civil society organizations that work on business and human rights sent a letter dated September 30, 2022 to 160 major investors in three major Japanese banks (MUFG Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, and Mizuho Bank) that are investing or lending to projects that may benefit the Myanmar military, or that hold shares in Japanese companies that may be complicit in human rights violations in Myanmar.
Justice For Myanmar calls on EU to urgently sanction Myanmar military arms brokers
Over seven months have passed since the EU’s last round of sanctions on Myanmar, and the illegitimate military junta’s campaign of terror has intensified, with indiscriminate airstrikes, shelling, the execution of political prisoners and the murder of school children.
Response from Eight Major Shareholders Regarding Y Complex Project in Myanmar
Eight investors in Tokyo Tatemono and Daiwa House Industry have replied to a letter sent by CSOs regarding concerns over the Myanmar military linked Y Complex project. More action is required of investors to prevent complicity in human rights violations.
Myanmar military invited to arms fair organised by Informa joint venture
The Myanmar military has been invited to the Tri-Service Asian Defense & Security Exhibition, Conference and Networking Event in Bangkok, organised by a joint venture of Informa, the parent company of academic publisher Taylor & Francis Group. JFM demands Informa ban the Myanmar junta from all events.
JFM welcomes UK sanctions marking the 5th anniversary of the Rohingya genocide
Justice For Myanmar welcomes the latest round of UK sanctions, targeting International Gateways Group, Star Sapphire Group and Sky One Construction.
Euromoney gives excellence award to Myanmar military linked United Amara Bank
Euromoney has awarded the military linked United Amara Bank (UAB) as “Best Bank” in Myanmar. Euromoney is a UK-based banking and finance media corporation. Justice For Myanmar calls for withdrawal of award.
EXPOSED: 116 companies that have brokered arms & equipment for the Myanmar military
116 Myanmar and Singapore companies with 255 directors and shareholders have brokered the supply of weapons and other equipment worth many millions in US dollars to the Myanmar military, including since the illegal attempted coup of February 1, 2021.
Money laundering risk in Myanmar crony airline MAI’s transaction with Australian mining company
Australian Stock Exchange listed mining company Mallee Resources Limited has announced the sale of its Myanmar subsidiary, Bright Mountain Resources (Myanmar) Limited to the Myanmar crony airline MAI. In the deal, MAI appears to be acting as a broker for the transfer of funds.
Australian Embassy spent US$525,000+ at Myanmar military linked LOTTE Hotel since coup attempt
A freedom of information disclosure to Justice For Myanmar has revealed that the Australian Embassy in Yangon has spent US$525,473 on accommodation, food and other services at the military linked LOTTE Hotel and LOTTE Serviced Apartment since February 1, 2021.
India supplying fuzes to Myanmar military, supporting indiscriminate attacks
Indian firm Sandeep Metalcraft Private Limited is supplying fuzes to the Myanmar military, directly supporting its attacks against the people of Myanmar that amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Justice For Myanmar welcomes blocking of MRTV’s access to Dacast livestream software
The Myanmar military has been blocked from livestreaming MRTV broadcasts by Dacast, a live streaming and video hosting company, based in California.
Kirin Holdings’ irresponsible exit will continue its complicity in Myanmar military’s atrocity crimes
Kirin Holdings has announced a share buyback with their joint ventures, Myanmar Brewery and the smaller Mandalay Brewery, which will see the company exit Myanmar and place their business partner, Myanma Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL), in control.
Open letter to Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong
688 Burma/Myanmar, regional and international civil society organisations have written to Foreign Minister Penny Wong calling for Australia to change course and take action on Myanmar, including targeted sanctions against the Myanmar military junta, its businesses and all those responsible for grave human rights violations.
Petronas, PTTEP, ENEOS, Mitsubishi Corp & Japan Gov irresponsibly exiting Yetagun gas project
The Myanmar military junta has appointed Gulf Petroleum Myanmar (GPM) as operator of the Yetagun gas project. The irresponsible divestment of Petronas and their partners will provide the Myanmar military junta with a continuing source of revenue, and heightens environmental risks.
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Open call to all international actors: do more to stop internet shutdowns shrouding torchings and killings in Myanmar
A coalition of over 60 organisations are urging telecommunications companies to continue engaging with civil society, and to seek all possible ways to provide information on military orders for shutdowns or notifications to curtail communications.
Call on President Macron and the French Government to refuse to allow TotalEnergies to use exemptions to EU Sanction
Myanmar and International civil society organizations urge President Macron and the French Government not to give TotalEnergies the authorizations it needs to bypass EU sanctions on the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE).
Justice For Myanmar welcomes further UK sanctions on arms dealers
Justice For Myanmar welcomes the UK’s second round of sanctions targeting arms dealers. The UK has designated three Russian arms suppliers and three Myanmar arms brokers who supply the Myanmar Air Force and are complicit in the junta’s atrocity crimes.
Open letter to ASEAN defence ministers
677 Myanmar, regional and international civil society organisations, including Justice For Myanmar, appeal to ASEAN defence ministers not to extend an invitation to the Myanmar military junta’s Minister of Defence at the upcoming ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM).
Sanction Mytel for complicity in the Myanmar military’s crimes!
Mytel has aggressively recruited members of the Myanmar military through the “Banner of Victory” campaign, in which Mytel staff worked with base commanders to sign up military personnel with customised phone numbers.
Letter sent to 101 Investors to Urge Engagement with Tokyo Tatemono and Daiwa House Industry Regarding the Y Complex Project in Myanmar
Eight civil society organizations that are deeply concerned about the business relationship that Japanese companies have with the Myanmar military sent a letter dated to 101 corporate investors holding shares in Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. or Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd, regarding the Y Complex project.
Japan-Trained Officer Among Abusive Forces
A Myanmar air force lieutenant colonel who received military training in Japan is deployed with forces that have been implicated in serious abuses in Myanmar’s central Magway Region, Human Rights Watch and Justice For Myanmar said today. Tokyo should cut military ties and pressure junta to end atrocities.
Military-linked company Shwe Byain Phyu has taken control of Telenor Myanmar
Lebanon’s M1 Group has transferred control of Telenor Myanmar to the Myanmar military linked Shwe Byain Phyu conglomerate on Thursday, May 12, completing Telenor Group’s sale of the mobile network. M1 Group and Telenor Group must be investigated for breach of sanctions.
ASEAN: Decision on humanitarian assistance on Myanmar must include all related parties to avoid aid weaponization by the junta
Justice For Myanmar is one of 765 Myanmar, regional and international organizations issuing a joint statement expressing grave concern on the outcome of the Consultative Meeting on ASEAN Humanitarian Assistance to Myanmar that puts the military junta in control of humanitarian aid distribution in Myanmar.
ASEAN’s complicity in the Myanmar military’s atrocity crimes exposed
Through ongoing defence and military cooperation, it is likely that ASEAN is aiding and abetting the Myanmar military’s atrocity crimes, a Justice For Myanmar investigation has concluded.
US tech firms enabling Myanmar junta propaganda
Min Aung Hlaing has launched Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) propaganda apps on Apple’s App Store and Alphabet’s Google Play Store, as well as a website, using Google and Apple logos as his backdrop.
NGOs cautiously welcome ENEOS' withdrawal from Myanmar; call for responsible disengagement and decommissioning of Yetagun gas project
On May 2, ENEOS Holdings announced their withdrawal from Myanmar. While we cautiously welcome ENEOS’ belated withdrawal from a project that has been financing the Myanmar military, Mekong Watch, FoE Japan, and Justice for Myanmar (JFM) remain concerned whether disengagement will be conducted in a responsible manner.
Russian truck giant Kamaz in talks to open plant with terrorist junta
The head of Russian truck giant Kamaz visited Myanmar last week for talks with the terrorist Myanmar military junta to produce trucks in Myanmar, and will finalise an agreement by June.
Cracks in the cartel: The second year of Justice For Myanmar
Two years since the launch of Justice For Myanmar, the movement to dismantle the military cartel has gained momentum. The people are winning.
Star Sapphire Group’s military links exposed
Star Sapphire Group of Companies plays a key role in brokering arms deals for the Myanmar military and operates businesses with the Myanmar military and its conglomerates, Myanma Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL). Targeted sanctions are urgently needed to stop revenue and arms flows to junta.
Finland’s Wärtsilä Corporation seeking profit from military junta
Finnish technology giant Wärtsilä Corporation has won bids for two tenders from the illegitimate military-controlled Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE), for the construction and operation of two hybrid gas and solar power plants in Myingyan and Magway, in partnership with arms broker MCM.
Concern Expressed Over Japanese Companies Continuing Business in Myanmar
On January 18, 2022, six civil society groups sent a letter to 125 major institutional investors holding shares in four Japanese companies that continue to finance four problematic projects in Myanmar.
Civil Society Organizations welcome US determination of genocide against Rohingya
Though it comes far too late, the decision of the US government to finally formally determine that the violence perpetrated by the Myanmar military against the Rohingya in 2017 in Rakhine State amounts to genocide and crimes against humanity is welcomed by 357 Myanmar CSOs and regional and international partners.
Justice For Myanmar calls for sanctions on 19 Russian suppliers of arms and related equipment to the Myanmar military
Justice For Myanmar demands international action to stop the flow of arms to the Myanmar military junta. We have documented 19 companies that have supplied Myanmar since 2018, which must be sanctioned.
Justice For Myanmar welcomes Canadian, UK and US Armed Forces Day sanctions
Justice For Myanmar welcomes the latest coordinated sanctions as the illegal Myanmar military junta prepares to celebrate Armed Forces Day, a year after they massacred more than 160 people.
Civil society groups reiterate call on Japanese investors in Myanmar's Yetagun gas project to responsibly disengage
Mekong Watch, Friends of the Earth (FoE) Japan, and Justice for Myanmar (JFM) remain concerned whether ENEOS' and the Japanese government's disengagement from the Yetagun gas project will be conducted in a responsible manner.
Telenor Group is aiding and abetting M1 Group to violate Myanmar sanctions
M1 Group, owned by the family of Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati, is set to violate sanctions on Myanmar through their acquisition, activation and transfer of a lawful interception gateway (LIG) as part of their purchase of Telenor Myanmar.
Myanmar military brokers procuring from EU, despite arms embargo
The private Myanmar military arms broker, Miya Win International, has procured parts for Camcopter S-100 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) via Russia since the military’s attempted coup.
OPEN LETTER: THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL MUST SEEK WAYS TO ESTABLISH JURISDICTION TO PROSECUTE GRAVE CRIMES IN MYANMAR
116 Myanmar civil society organizations (CSOs) urgently call for the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to explore all possible routes to seek accountability for Myanmar through the establishment of a jurisdiction for atrocity crimes mandated by the UN.
Telenor Group violating sanctions through installation and imminent transfer of German Lawful Intercept Gateway
Telenor Group is violating European Union (EU) and Norwegian sanctions on Myanmar by having installed and maintained a Lawful Interception Gateway (LIG), which it is now proceeding to transfer to a military-linked company.
JFM welcomes EU sanctions, including on Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise
The European Union is today the first jurisdiction to impose sanctions on Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), the junta’s biggest single source of revenue, responsible for financing its terror campaign.
Mekong Watch, FoE-J and JFM cautiously welcome Mitsubishi Corporation’s withdrawal from the Yetagun project and call for responsible disengagement
Mekong Watch, Friends of the Earth Japan (FoE Japan) and Justice For Myanmar (JFM) cautiously welcome media reports about Mitsubishi Corporation’s stated intention to withdraw from the Yetagun gas project in Myanmar.
REVEALED: The ASEAN governments and companies financing and arming the Myanmar military
Key governments and businesses from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that have supplied arms, funds and investments to the Myanmar military are revealed today in a new section of Justice For Myanmar’s Cartel Finance Map.
Joint Open Letter: Calling on Australia’s Future Fund to divest from companies doing business with the Myanmar military
Justice For Myanmar joined civil society organisations to call on Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund, to divest from companies in business with the Myanmar military.
Justice For Myanmar welcomes Kirin’s withdrawal from joint venture with Myanmar military
Justice For Myanmar welcomes Kirin Holdings’ announcement to withdraw from their business with the Myanmar military conglomerate, Myanma Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL).
New evidence of deep and continuing military links to Telenor Myanmar buyer Shwe Byain Phyu group
Myanmar crony conglomerate, Shwe Byain Phyu group has multiple business links with the Myanmar military junta and its conglomerates. These include business ties with sanctioned entities and individuals.
Statement signed by 694 civil society organisations to oppose Telenor's irresponsible management of user data and its plan to sell Telenor Myanmar to a military-linked company
694 civil society organisations urge the Norway-based Telenor Group to stop the sale of Telenor Myanmar and to take full responsibility for its users’ data.
Resist Myanmar’s digital coup: stop the military consolidating digital control
Civil society is calling on the international community to stand with the people of Myanmar and resist the coup — both physical and digital.
Leaked documents reveal military-linked companies procured USD millions in arms and equipment
Leaked documents and shipping records provide evidence of the involvement of the International Gateways Group of Companies Limited (IGG), Myanmar Consultancy Company Limited and Myanmar New Era Trading Company in procuring arms and equipment for the Myanmar military worth millions.
Norwegian government must urgently stop Telenor Myanmar sale or it will be complicit with terrorist junta
There is now a very real likelihood that if the sale is completed, Telenor Myanmar revenue will flow to the junta and finance its atrocity crimes. Justice For Myanmar calls on Norwegian authorities to immediately intervene to terminate the sale.
Targeted sanctions one year after attempted coup in Myanmar
Justice For Myanmar has published comparative data on targeted sanctions imposed on the Myanmar military junta, their businesses and associates since the illegal attempted coup on February 1, 2021.
Letter Sent to 125 Investors to Urge Japanese Companies Continuing Business in Myanmar to Stop Funding the Military
Six civil society organizations that have been urging Japanese companies to give appropriate consideration to the environment, society, and human rights in their overseas business operations, sent a letter on January 18, 2022 to 125 corporate investors.
Justice For Myanmar welcomes TotalEnergies' withdrawal from Myanmar
Justice For Myanmar responds to TotalEnergies' decision to withdraw from Myanmar, which is a major step in cutting off funds to the illegal military junta.
Justice For Myanmar calls on international audit institutions to end all engagement with the military junta’s auditor general
The illegal Myanmar military junta is being awarded legitimacy and support from regional and international organisations of supreme audit institutions, and the auditors general of Norway and Sweden, a Justice For Myanmar investigation has found.
US sanctions failing to prevent timber trade with Myanmar since attempted coup
Companies in the United States have imported nearly 1,600 tonnes of teak from Myanmar since the military’s attempted coup in February 2021. Justice For Myanmar calls for a ban on Myanmar timber.
Crony conglomerates KT Group and Ky-Tha Group must be sanctioned for significant support to the Myanmar military
Justice For Myanmar has published new details of KT Group and Ky-Tha Group business links to the illegal Myanmar military junta, including arms sales and revenue that support the junta’s campaign of terror.
Joint press release - Japanese investors in Y Complex development risk violating US sanctions
Several Japanese companies that are investors in Y Complex, a mixed-use real estate development on land controlled by Myanmar’s military, risk breaching US sanctions imposed against military entities for their role in human rights abuses. Human Rights Now, Japan Volunteer Center, Justice For Myanmar and Mekong Watch demand responsible disengagement
UN Security Council members complicit in arms sales to terrorist Myanmar military junta
Justice For Myanmar calls for investigation and global arms embargo after the Myanmar military has commissioned aircraft manufactured in France, Russia and China, during a ceremony held on Wednesday.
Leaked documents show gas revenue is crucial for the junta’s terror campaign
Official documents from the Myanmar military junta show that the leader of the bloody coup attempt is personally concerned over payments from the Yetagun offshore gas field.
Justice For Myanmar welcomes Canadian, UK & US sanctions on Myanmar military entities and military junta members
Justice For Myanmar welcomes the latest round of targeted sanctions imposed on the Myanmar military junta on Human Rights Day by Canada, the UK and the USA.
UN AGENCIES MUST COMPLY WITH THEIR OBLIGATIONS TO UPHOLD HUMAN RIGHTS AND CEASE LENDING LEGITIMACY TO THE MYANMAR MILITARY JUNTA
255 civil society organisations, including Justice For Myanmar, call on all United Nations (UN) agencies, Funds, Programmes and other Entities to cease all forms of cooperation that lend legitimacy to the illegal murderous Myanmar military junta.
La société civile interpelle Thalès sur son soutien indirect à la junte birmane
Info Birmanie, Justice For Myanmar, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Sherpa denounce exports of military technology carried out by Thales to an Indian partner of the Myanmar military junta.
Australia’s Future Fund is invested in companies destroying lives and future of Myanmar people
Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund, has equity holdings valued at AUD$157.9 million across 14 publicly listed companies directly linked to the Myanmar military, according to a Freedom of Information request.
Justice For Myanmar welcomes Vaibhav Global's removal of listings and investigation into Myanmar gems
Indian publicly listed jewellery company Vaibhav Global Limited has announced that they have removed all listings that include Myanmar gems while they undertake an investigation into the sourcing of gems from Myanmar.
Indian firm Vaibhav Global Limited selling Myanmar gems in US, despite sanctions
Indian publicly listed jewellery company Vaibhav Global Limited is continuing to trade in Myanmar gems via online retailers Amazon and Overstock, despite the illegal February 1 attempted military coup and US, EU and UK sanctions against state-owned Myanma Gems Enterprise.
Call on INTERPOL to ban the illegal junta from representing Myanmar at its General Assembly
259 organisations including Justice For Myanmar have written to INTERPOL calling for a ban on the illegal military junta.