report on the atrocities in Northern Rakhine State, the US government states that the violence was ‘extreme, large-scale, widespread, … well-planned and coordinated’.
As targetedsanctions were imposed following the ethnic cleansing in August 2018, Sigal Mandelker, a senior Treasury Department
3.5 US and European Union Amidst threats of targetedsanctions against the Tatmadaw from the European Union (EU) and the United States, the Myanmar government remained adamant in denying that atrocities were committed by security forces against the Rohingyas. In October 2017 the
escalating violence in Rakhine State and targetedsanctions were implemented.
In order to help fund this investment in infrastructure, Myanmar is seeking partnerships with private actors (the focus here), as well as overseas development agencies and international financial institutions, as well as
they have taken in similar contexts. The eu continues to maintain, for example, an arms embargo against China in part as a result of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. The eu went further in the aftermath of the 2005 Andijian Massacre, imposing targetedsanctions, including visa bans and asset