U.S. imposes sanctions relating to human rights abuses in Myanmar

By REUTERS
August 17, 2018 17:33
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WASHINGTON - The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on two Myanmar infantry divisions and four Myanmarese individuals for human rights abuses.

In a statement on its website, the US Treasury Department said it was sanctioning Myanmar's 33rd and 99th light infantry divisions under a sanctions program that targets people and entities for human rights abuses.

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