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Myanmar: CSOs urge Western Union to end its business relationship with a military-owned bank; company responds
An open letter report by 33 civil society organizations alleging that by having a business relationship with a military-owned bank in Myanmar, Western Union is supporting the military’s financial capacity. In turn, the open letter alleges that Western...
Myanmar: Western Union reportedly backs Myanmar’s military through its business relationship with military-owned bank
Author: 33 Civil Society Organizations
"Open letter to Western Union President and CEO Hikmet Ersek", 29 Oct 2019...
Author: Western Union
…Western Union condemns human rights abuses, including human trafficking, human smuggling and any form of modern slavery....
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- This is a response from the following companies: Western Union
Victims & NGOs file complaint against BNP Paribas in France over alleged complicity in human rights abuse in Sudan
Author: Jonathan Stempel, Reuters
"BNP Paribas must face revived lawsuit over Sudanese genocide", 22 May 2019...
- Related companies: BNP Paribas
Author: Theresa Harris, OpenGlobalRights
Human rights practitioners have become increasingly savvy about the ways geospatial technologies can help document violations in conflict zones that are difficult to reach, show chronological changes in landscapes, and corroborate witness testimony......
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Myanmar military were prime operatives behind systemic, highly secretive Facebook campaign that targeted the Rohingya and fueled genocide, report alleges
Author: Paul Mozur, New York Times
"Myanmar’s Military Said to Be Behind Facebook Campaign That Fueled Genocide"...
- Related companies: Facebook