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Myanmar: Japan’s Construction Aid Benefits Junta

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Members of the Myanmar military stand atop trucks loaded with missiles during a parade to commemorate Myanmar's 77th Armed Forces Day in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 27, 2022. © 2022 AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo  (Tokyo) – Japan’s Yokogawa Bridge Corp. apparently transferred over US$1 million in 2022 to Myanmar Economic Corporation (MEC), which is owned by Myanmar’s abusive military, for a Japanese government development aid project, Human Rights Watch said today. The Japanese government should suspend all ongoing non-humanitarian aid benefitting Myanmar’s junta, which has committed…

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