Activist group JFM has found that Senator Upakit Pachariyangkun signed off on the transfer of a casino business he founded with Tun Min Latt to the Myanmar military.
Activist groups warn the move could put sensitive customer data in the hands of the military.
A client of the Norwegian firm’s Myanmar subsidiary says its planned sale to a junta-linked firm will violate his rights under Norway’s data protection law.
The Norwegian telecom giant said falling profitability at its Myanmar unit, which it is in the process of selling, was largely responsible for its poor 2021 performance.
The National Unity Government said the revenue generated will be used to support its revolutionary movement against the military regime.