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Amnesty urges Kirin and Posco to cut ties with Myanmar partner

Human rights group says Myanma Economic Holdings funds military and pays generals

Myanmar's Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, pictured here at the presidential palace at Naypyitaw in March 2018, has been sanctioned by the U.S. for human rights violations.    © Reuters

YANGON -- A Myanmar conglomerate created and controlled by the military is financing the armed forces, Amnesty International said in a report Thursday that called for foreign partners to sever ties.

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