Stop Western Union doing business with the military.
Western Union is one of the world’s biggest money transfer companies. In Burma, they have chosen a bank controlled by the Burmese military as their agent.
Kachin activists Nang Pu, Lum Zawng and Zau Jat have been sentenced to six months for organising peaceful protests in support of villagers who fled Burmese army attacks. Take action.
This briefing warns that political developments such as Burma’s 2020 election may mean that there is only a window of 12-18 months where there is a realistic chance of changing the 1982 Citizenship Law.
This report published by MPs on the International Development Committee says the UK can no longer continue with ‘business as usual’ and calls for a complete review of UK policy on Burma.
The Dirty List names international companies doing business with the military in Burma or involved in projects where there are human rights violations or environmental destruction.