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6 Sep 2020

Myanmar: Companies urged to divest from Upper Yeywa dam project to avoid complicity in alleged atrocities by Burmese military

A report compiled by the Shan Human Rights Institute highlights the adverse collateral impacts of large-scale resource extraction and infrastructure projects in Burma’s conflict zones and urges foreign companies to pull out from the Upper Yeywa hydropower dam project to avoid complicity in the alleged atrocities by Burmese military who are securing the site. The companies named in the report are: High Tech Concrete Technology Co. Ltd.; IPGRB, RAZEL-BEC’s joint venture in Myanmar; Stucky SA; Toshiba; Yunnan Machinery Import and Export Co. Ltd.; and Zhejian Orient Engineering.

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre invited the above-mentioned companies to respond to the concern raised in the report. Only Stucky SA and Toshiba responded.

Company Responses

Toshiba View Response
Stucky SA View Response
Yunnan Machinery & Equipment Import & Export (YMEC)

No Response

High Tech Concrete Co., Ltd.

No Response

Zhejiang Orient Holding

No Response

RAZEL-BEC

No Response

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