International sanctions since the Myanmar military's illegal attempted coup

Further international action is urgently needed to block the illegal Myanmar military junta's access to funds, arms, equipment, technology and jet fuel.

Mines Against Humanity

The Mines Against Humanity report unearths the Australian companies, executives and investors in Myanmar's mining sector under the illegal military junta. The report features 10 company networks that have remained active in Myanmar following the coup attempt amid Australia's failure to sanction junta-controlled mining enterprises.

Abusing Myanmar for Australia's "Future"

Our brief reveals that Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund, invests over AUD$157 million in companies linked to the Myanmar military’s atrocities, including in businesses that sell arms.

The Myanmar military are using Australian radios to commit atrocities

Australia based company Barrett Communications has been selling radio communications equipment to the Myanmar military.

Press Releases

JFM welcomes new sanctions on the illegal Myanmar junta and businesses on third anniversary of failed coup attempt

Justice For Myanmar welcomes the latest sanctions on the illegal Myanmar junta and its business associates, three years after the military launched a coup attempt that has failed because of the courageous mass resistance of Myanmar people.

New report unearths Australian owned and led companies in Myanmar's mining sector under the illegal military junta

A new Justice For Myanmar report, Mines Against Humanity, reveals the Australian owned and led companies that are engaged in extraction, exploration and services that provide the junta with revenue, or support the maintenance of a sector that bankrolls junta atrocities.

Pro-democracy Groups Applaud Australian Visa Ban on Shan United Over Human Rights Concerns, Call for More Sanctions

Myanmar Campaign Network (MCN), Justice For Myanmar (JFM), the Australian Coalition for Democracy in Burma (ACDB), and Global Myanmar Spring Revolution (GMSR) commend the decision by the Australian Government to deny visas to the Myanmar football club Shan United.

Alleged violation of UK sanctions by Australian-linked mining company in Myanmar

REDRESS, JFM and ACIJ have submitted a dossier of evidence to the Governor of the British Virgin Islands and the UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation, requesting that they open investigations into the formerly British Virgin Islands-incorporated entity Cornerstone Resources (Myanmar) Limited alleged violations of UK sanctions.

JFM welcomes targeted sanctions imposed on Myanmar junta two years after illegal coup attempt

Justice For Myanmar welcomes sanctions imposed by Australia, Canada, the UK and USA imposed on members of the terrorist Myanmar military junta, its businesses and jet fuel suppliers to mark the second anniversary of the military’s illegal coup attempt.

Money laundering risk in Myanmar crony airline MAI’s transaction with Australian mining company

Australian Stock Exchange listed mining company Mallee Resources Limited has announced the sale of its Myanmar subsidiary, Bright Mountain Resources (Myanmar) Limited to the Myanmar crony airline MAI. In the deal, MAI appears to be acting as a broker for the transfer of funds.

Australian Embassy spent US$525,000+ at Myanmar military linked LOTTE Hotel since coup attempt

A freedom of information disclosure to Justice For Myanmar has revealed that the Australian Embassy in Yangon has spent US$525,473 on accommodation, food and other services at the military linked LOTTE Hotel and LOTTE Serviced Apartment since February 1, 2021.

Open letter to Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong

688 Burma/Myanmar, regional and international civil society organisations have written to Foreign Minister Penny Wong calling for Australia to change course and take action on Myanmar, including targeted sanctions against the Myanmar military junta, its businesses and all those responsible for grave human rights violations.

Joint Open Letter: Calling on Australia’s Future Fund to divest from companies doing business with the Myanmar military

Justice For Myanmar joined civil society organisations to call on Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund, to divest from companies in business with the Myanmar military.

Australia’s Future Fund is invested in companies destroying lives and future of Myanmar people

Australia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund, has equity holdings valued at AUD$157.9 million across 14 publicly listed companies directly linked to the Myanmar military, according to a Freedom of Information request.