Myanmar Military Seizes Narcotics Worth 981.3 Million USD In 2020

Myanmar military seized large haul of narcotics worth over 1.3 trillion kyats (981.3 million U.S. dollars), in 2020, according to a release from the Military Information Team today.The military confiscated over 1,438 kilograms of heroin, over 2,585 ki…

Posted in Legal January 22, 2021

Supporting families uprooted amid violence in Myanmar

An Islamic Relief project which ends this month has been providing vital humanitarian support to families affected by violence in Myanmar.In 2012, deadly violence broke out in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, claiming many lives of many and affecting hundreds …

Posted in Legal January 17, 2021

Europe Targets Human Rights Abusers With ‘Magnitsky’ Laws

LONDON – Human rights abusers will face asset freezes and travel bans under new legislation adopted by the European Union. The so-called Magnitsky laws, officially titled the EU Human Rights Global Sanctions Regime, would target those accused of crimes including genocide, torture, assassination and arbitrary detentions. The European Union officially adopts the legislation on December […]