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Myanmar: Japan-Trained Officer Among Abusive Forces

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image A military helicopter from the Myanmar Air Force fires at a target during the first day of the “Sin Phyu Shin” joint military exercises on February 2, 2018, in the Ayeyarwaddy delta region, Myanmar. © 2018 Lynn Bo Bo/Pool via AP (Tokyo) – A Myanmar air force lieutenant colonel who received military training in Japan is deployed with forces that have been implicated in serious abuses in Myanmar’s central Magway Region, Human Rights Watch and Justice For Myanmar said today. The Japanese government should immediately halt its training program and investigate whether…

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