October 10, 2021

The European Parliament passed a Resolution on 7 October calling for further action by the EU to target the Myanmar junta, reports Mizzima.

Under the previous military dictatorship sanctions were not applied strategically, but rather as a kind of slap on the wrist every few years in response to atrocities, according to Burma Campaign UK. It had appeared that the European Union and others were applying a more strategic approach this time, but it is now almost four months since the last round of EU sanctions targeting members of the military and revenue going to the military.

Read Mizzima report

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