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IndustriALL Congress joins global day of action against military junta in Myanmar

15 September, 2021Today, on International Day of Democracy, IndustriALL’s 3rd Congress adopted an emergency resolution on Myanmar, supporting the call for comprehensive economic sanctions against the military junta, among other actions.

Trade union activists in Myanmar pay a hefty price

24 January, 2022Between military violence, union busting and deteriorating working conditions, Myanmar’s factory workers are being squeezed from all sides

"We will not rest until power is returned to the people of Myanmar"

3 February, 2022On the first anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, IndustriALL held a webinar with leaders from the global labour movement, as well as unions in Myanmar.

Unsafe conditions cause more deaths in Myanmar's jade mines

24 December, 2021The death of at least 3 jade miners in a landslide at Hpakant, Myanmar on 22 December highlights the urgency to curb unsafe mining practices and protect miners’ lives.

Military breaks strike in Myanmar garment factory

15 June, 2023Military crackdown on striking workers and subsequent arrests at a factory producing for Spanish fashion giant Zara yet again make it blatantly clear that freedom of association is impossible in Myanmar.

Shipping companies’ lifeline to Myanmar junta demonstrates disdain for human rights

22 April, 2024Unions slam shipping giants for sustaining regime, including Maersk’s hollow claim of performing ‘heightened human rights due diligence’.

IndustriALL campaign pushes H&M withdrawl from Myanmar

18 August, 2023On 16 August H&M, the world’s second biggest retailer, announced that it has decided to gradually stop sourcing from Myanmar, as reports of labour abuses in garment factories in the country increase. 

IndustriALL supports campaign for comprehensive economic sanctions against Myanmar junta

31 August, 2021IndustriALL Global Union has announced its support for the campaign by Myanmar’s unions calling for comprehensive economic sanctions against the military junta.

Escalating violence in Myanmar

21 December, 2021Since mid-December, the Myanmar military has intensified operations against the People’s Defence Force (PDF) and the search for pro-democracy activists. Clashes between soldiers and civilians have led to dozens of casualties. Thousands of villagers have been internally displaced during indiscriminate artillery strikes.

Global unions ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to isolate Myanmar military junta

9 February, 2021Ten global unions representing more than 200 million workers from across the world call on unions globally to ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to target the commercial interests of the Myanmar military junta.