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US Imposes Human Rights Day Sanctions on Myanmar

Expand Aung San Suu Kyi and Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. It’s been a difficult year for the human rights movement. This has been true especially in Washington, where the US government under President Donald Trump has largely abandoned advancing a global human rights agenda. On Human Rights Day, December 10, however, part of the system worked. The US Treasury Department finally acted on repeated recommendations from human rights organizations, including Human Rights Watch, and announced sanctions against senior commanders in the Myanmar military. The commanders are implicated in a slew of…

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