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A vehicle passes by in front of a Kanbawza bank branch Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Yangon, Myanmar. The Kanbawza Group, or KBZ, is one of Myanmar’s largest conglomerates, with businesses in a variety of sectors including construction, finance, manufacturing, agriculture, trading, insurance, aviation and jade and ruby mining and joint ventures with Myanmar Economic Holdings, a huge conglomerate that an Amnesty International report says is supporting military units and individuals involved in human rights abuses. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)

Amnesty Report: Businesses supporting Myanmar abuses

Sep. 10, 2020 10:51 AM EDT

__ (AP) — The overwhelming control of Myanmar’s economy by the military through some of its biggest companies means its foreign and domestic business partners are likely supporting military units and leaders suspected of human rights abuses, critics say. A report by Amnesty International released...