Myanmar: New shipments of aviation fuel revealed despite the military’s war crimes
Aviation fuel shipments to Myanmar have continued despite the military’s ongoing war crimes, Amnesty International and Global Witness said today, after they identified more companies involved in the supply chain.
Global Witness condemns arrest of Kachin civil society leader in Myanmar
Reverend Samson is the latest of thousands to be arbitrarily detained by the Myanmar junta since it attempted to seize power in a coup in February 2021
United States government: Take concrete action to support the people of Myanmar
Global Witness joins 288 organizations in calling for concrete US action in response to Kachin music festival bombing
Myanmar: New sanctions welcome, but not enough
Five years on from the Rohingya Genocide, the United States and the United Kingdom have missed yet another opportunity to cut off the Myanmar junta’s income from the oil and gas sector
Global Witness welcomes passage of the BURMA Act by the US House of Representatives and calls on the Senate to follow suit
The bill’s provisions bring together the four primary threads of US policy towards Myanmar: targeting military revenues through sanctions, supporting the pro-democracy movement, authorizing humanitarian assistance, and pursuing accountability for the military’s atrocities
New investigation shows Facebook approves ads containing hate speech inciting genocide against the Rohingya
Our investigation has uncovered that Facebook still fails to detect and root out hate speech inciting violence and genocide against the Rohingya despite its commitments to better detect Burmese language hate speech
Rohingya Youth Wait in World’s Largest Refugee Camp to Hear from Facebook, as Platform Fails to Detect Hate Speech Against Them
A group of young Rohingya in the world’s largest refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, have taken on Facebook over the platform's role in inciting widespread violence
Global Witness welcomes significant new EU sanctions, including on Myanmar state-owned oil and gas company MOGE
The EU announced that it is adding Myanmar’s state-owned oil and gas company to its sanctions list, along with 22 individuals and three other companies
Global Witness welcomes Total and Chevron’s withdrawal from Myanmar and calls on US, France and others to sanction state-owned oil and gas company
Global Witness welcomes the news that oil & gas giants Total and Chevron will withdraw from Myanmar. The United States and France must urgently back sanctions on the country’s oil and gas industry.
Myanmar jade mining disaster highlights coup’s deadly toll on Hpakant
The landslide that struck Hpakant today highlights the devastating toll of the military coup on jade mining communities in northern Myanmar and the urgent need to prevent the junta using the country’s natural resources as a financial lifeline
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