JFM and Korean Civil Society in Support of Democracy in Myanmar call for swift indictment over transfer of US$42M Korean warship

South Korean police are investigating the illegal transfer of a landing platform dock to the Myanmar military in 2019.

Mapping the Myanmar Military Cartel’s global reach through POSCO

As the Myanmar military tightens its grip, POSCO is bankrolling their regime and providing it with legitimacy.

Press Releases

JFM welcomes German criminal investigation into MAN links to Myanmar Navy warship after complaint

The German state prosecutor in Augsburg has launched a criminal investigation into MAN Energy Solutions, which supplied key components to the UMS Moattama warship, allegedly in violation of Germany’s Foreign Trade Law and European Union Dual Use Regulations.

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.

Justice For Myanmar and Korean civil society cautiously welcome POSCO C&C’s decision to end steel business with MEHL

Justice For Myanmar and Korean Civil Society in Support of Democracy in Myanmar cautiously welcome POSCO C&C’s decision to end their joint venture with military conglomerate Myanma Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL).

POSCO’s global reach financing the Myanmar military coup and atrocities exposed in Cartel Finance Map

South Korean and Myanmar activists are gravely concerned that POSCO has not ended business ties with the Myanmar military that could finance crimes of the most serious nature in Myanmar and call on shareholders and business partners to cut ties with POSCO.

Joint press release response to POSCO from Justice For Myanmar and Korean Civil Society in Support of Democracy in Myanmar

On 10 March 2021, POSCO issued a statement regarding the press conference of Korean Civil Society Organizations and claimed that “the land of the Lotte Hotel in Yangon is owned by the Myanmar government, and because rent payments are made to the Ministry of Treasure in accordance with Article 2 of the Union Budget Law, the military cannot use it arbitrarily.”

Complaints filed against POSCO, LOTTE and three other South Korean corporations for contributing to human rights violations in Myanmar through military business

Two South Korean civil society coalitions and a Myanmar activist group have filed complaints against five South Korean businesses that have commercial ties with the Myanmar military, which contributes to the international crime of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.