Burma is a country ruled by one of the longest running and most brutal military dictatorships in the world; a dictatorship charged by the United Nations with a “crime against humanity” for its systematic abuses of human rights, and condemned internationally for refusing to transfer power to the legally elected Government of the country – the party led by Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
In response to calls from Burma’s democracy movement, the Burma Campaign UK and other campaign groups around the world have been pressuring companies to sever business ties with Burma.
The ‘Dirty List’ exposes companies who are directly or indirectly helping to finance one of the most brutal regimes in the world. You can help increase the pressure on these companies by contacting them and asking them to cut their ties with Burma.
Several firms on US Myanmar blacklist linked to Singapore
SINGAPORE (AFP) — Three companies with strong links to Singapore are among seven firms blacklisted by the United States under fresh sanctions against Myanmar after its deadly suppression of pro-democracy protests. More…
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