MYANMAR ARMY IS NOT THE FIRST TO RECEIVE WEAPONS; ISRAEL PROVIDED ARMS TO REGIMES WITH CONTROVERSIAL HUMAN RIGHTS RECORDS IN THE PAST Featured Society 

Myanmar Army is not the first to receive weapons; Israel provided arms to regimes with controversial human rights records in the past

Middle East Eye (MEE), an online news portal on September 4 reported that Israel continues to supply arms to the Myanmar army, which human rights groups say, is involved in the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims. Israeli arms companies like TAR Ideal Concepts have trained Myanmar’s Special Forces in Rakhine state and as per human rights groups and Burmese officials, the weapons include more than a 100 tanks, and weapons and boats used to police its border. It is important to note that US and the European Union (EU) have…

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