Press Releases

Open letter: Seeking French support to stop Indian arms sales to Myanmar junta

JFM has sent an open letter to President Macron requesting that he raise concerns regarding the sale of arms, dual use goods and technology from India to the Myanmar junta with Prime Minister Modi during his upcoming visit to France, and require India to ban further exports to the junta as a condition on the export of French arms and technology to India.

Call on President Macron and the French Government to refuse to allow TotalEnergies to use exemptions to EU Sanction

Myanmar and International civil society organizations urge President Macron and the French Government not to give TotalEnergies the authorizations it needs to bypass EU sanctions on the Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE).

UN Security Council members complicit in arms sales to terrorist Myanmar military junta

Justice For Myanmar calls for investigation and global arms embargo after the Myanmar military has commissioned aircraft manufactured in France, Russia and China, during a ceremony held on Wednesday.

Info Birmanie, Justice For Myanmar, Reporters Without Borders and Sherpa welcome the withdrawal of Voltalia after a year of discussions

The French multinational Voltalia has just announced its upcoming withdrawal from Myanmar, after nearly a year of NGO campaigning.

Info Birmanie and Justice For Myanmar welcome suspension of Shweli-3 hydropower dam

Info Birmanie and Justice For Myanmar welcome the decision by Électricité de France (EDF), the French power giant, to suspend its giant Shweli-3 dam project in Myanmar on human rights grounds in the wake of the brutal and illegal February 1, 2021 military coup.

French company Voltalia must put an end to its commercial relationship with a company linked to the Myanmar military

Voltalia, a French renewable energy business, must end its commercial relationship with military telecommunications operator Mytel.