Dirty list of companies linked to Burmese military

Burma Campaign UK recently published its new ‘Dirty List’ of companies linked to the military in Burma.

A total of 49 companies are initially being added to the ‘Dirty List’ of companies linked to the Burmese military and whose operations are linked to human rights violations or environmental destruction. This includes the consumer-facing companies Visa, Tata (Tetley tea), Toshiba and Facebook.

The United Nations Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar has concluded that Burma’s military leaders should be prosecuted for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.

“The actions of the Tatmadaw in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan States, in particular in the context of the “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine State in 2016 and 2017, have so seriously violated international law that any engagement in any form with the Tatmadaw, its current leadership, and its businesses, is indefensible.” The United Nations Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar

“Companies which supply equipment to the military, or do business with the military, are complicit in the human rights violations committed by them.

We are not saying don’t do business in Burma, we are saying don’t do business with the military,” Mark Farmaner, Director of Burma Campaign UK

See the full 'Dirty List' at The Burma Campaign UK.

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