myanmar investigation accuses global businesses of complicity in rohingya persecution through military partnership - Myanmar investigation accuses global businesses of complicity in Rohingya persecution through military partnership
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n Amnesty International investigation has claimed major international businesses are working with a Burmese company which channels revenue to Myanmar’s military, accused of human rights abuses and possible genocide against the Rohingya minority.  

Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL) was founded by the military junta which ruled Myanmar in 1990 and is still owned and run by serving army personnel.  

The company’s revenues are funnelled back into the military on top of its regular budget from the government, Amnesty claims, meaning any foreign firms it collaborates with could be unintentionally funding violence and repression carried out by the security forces in Myanmar.  

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