Two civil groups urge the United States to impose an air fuel embargo on Myanmar Two civil groups urge the United States to impose an air fuel embargo on Myanmar

Two civil groups urge the United States to impose an air fuel embargo on Myanmar

Two civil groups urge the United States to impose an air fuel embargo on Myanmar

Civil organizations such as Justice For Myanmar and The Sentry urged the US government to impose a ban on the sale of jet fuel to Myanmar on July 9.

Chinese flag carrier HUITONG78; Hai Linh Co., a Vietnamese company that operates an oil storage port. Ltd. including asking the military council to impose sanctions on organizations and individuals involved in the sale of jet fuel.

Chinese flag carrier HUITONG78; Hai Linh Co., a Vietnamese company that operates an oil storage port. Ltd. Amnesty International (AI) reported in January this year that they are the two main organizations that are temporarily exporting and selling jet fuel to avoid being sanctioned by the Military Council.

The U.S. Treasury Department has issued a decision regarding the aviation fuel sector in Myanmar in 2023. It also revealed that no new jet fuel sanctions have been imposed for nearly a year since they were imposed in August.

The Sentry's director of illicit financial policy, Oliver Windridge, said in a joint statement that the U.S. Treasury Department must impose mandatory sanctions on those supporting the War Council Air Force, not just for show.

Ma Yadana Maung, the spokesperson of Justice For Myanmar, also said that the US government is HUITONG78, Hai Linh Co. Ltd. And we need to impose clear sanctions on all companies that support the War Council's heinous crimes.

According to RFA's statistics, in the three years since the military coup until the end of May 2024, a total of nearly two thousand (1,942) civilians were killed and nearly four thousand (3,866) were injured due to air strikes and heavy weapons.

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  1. It's aiming to curb support for the military's violent actions against civilians.






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