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  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 14, 2023 at 8:44 AM

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt must listen to backbencher Jeremy Hunt and reverse aid cuts

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt must listen to backbencher Jeremy Hunt and reverse aid cuts Dear John Since the attempted military coup on 1 February 2021, the British government has cut aid to Burma by 70%. This is during a time of unprecedented humanitarian crisis, wit…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 12, 2023 at 9:29 AM

Will you send a Christmas card to a Political Prisoner in Burma?

Will you send a Christmas card to a Political Prisoner in Burma? Dear JohnAs Christmas approaches, thousands of political prisoners remain in Burma’s jails.They won’t be able to spend Christmas in their own home with their families. Many political prisoners are young people who courageous…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 8, 2023 at 3:25 PM

Fundraise while doing your Christmas shopping!

Fundraise while doing your Christmas shopping! View this email in your browserFundraise while doing your Christmas shopping!This Christmas, whenever you shop online you could be raising money to help our campaign for human rights in Burma, at no extra cost to you.If you live in the UK, us…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
October 30, 2023 at 8:44 AM

James Cleverly: implement your own policies on Burma

James Cleverly: implement your own policies on Burma Dear John Usually, we write to you because we need your help to persuade a government or company to change their policy. This time, we are writing to ask you to help with something slightly different. Thanks…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
September 5, 2023 at 7:29 AM

Tell India to Stop Arming the Burmese military

Tell India to Stop Arming the Burmese military Dear John On Saturday India will host the prestigious G20 Summit, when leaders of the top 20 biggest economies and trading countries meet in New Delhi. It’s a big moment for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, wh…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
August 30, 2023 at 4:00 PM

Exciting news about our jet fuel and gems campaigns

Exciting news about our jet fuel and gems campaigns Last week we achieved a major campaign success. Dear John Jet Fuel Last week we achieved a major success in our campaign to stop jet fuel reaching the Burmese military. Air…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
August 25, 2023 at 9:22 AM

Rohingya Genocide Anniversary – Two things you can do

Rohingya Genocide Anniversary – Two things you can do Dear John Rohingya genocide anniversary Today is the sixth anniversary of the Burmese military offensive against the Rohingya people of Burma. The military offensive, mostly targeting children, drove around …
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
July 17, 2023 at 1:57 PM

Sky News reports from Burma

Sky News reports from Burma Dear John One of the biggest challenges we face in mobilising international action on the situation in Burma is that it rarely features in the news. Sky News Chief Correspondent Stuart Ramsay has spent a month in conflict zones in Bu…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
June 5, 2023 at 3:20 PM

Political Prisoners in Burma

Political Prisoners in Burma Dear John More than 22,000 people have been arrested by the Burmese military in the past two years.   The vast majority of them remain in jail. Many have faced torture, rape and sexual violence. All are kept in appalling conditions w…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
May 23, 2023 at 4:20 PM

Cyclone Mocha Appeal Update

Cyclone Mocha Appeal Update Dear John It is now ten days since the deadly Cyclone Mocha struck northern Burma. Our partners on the ground report devastation. The lack of international access to many impacted areas, and a military imposed internet blackout, mean…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
May 15, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Catastrophic Cyclone Mocha brings devastation to Burma

Catastrophic Cyclone Mocha brings devastation to Burma Dear John Yesterday morning Cyclone Mocha made landfall on the northern coast of Burma.   Carrying a wall of water up to 11 foot high from the sea, and with wind speeds up to 130 miles per hour, the cyclone …
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
April 27, 2023 at 1:36 PM

Hundreds Killed by Airstrikes - Stop British Companies' Involvement

Hundreds Killed by Airstrikes - Stop British Companies' Involvement Dear John Around 170 people, including at least 40 children, were killed in an airstrike by the Burmese military on 11th April. Local villagers were celebrating the establishment of local gover…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
April 21, 2023 at 12:09 PM

170 People Killed by Airstrike - Stop British Companies' Involvement

170 People Killed by Airstrike - Stop British Companies' Involvement Dear John Around 170 people, including at least 40 children, were killed in an airstrike by the Burmese military on 11th April. Local villagers were celebrating the establishment of local gove…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
April 13, 2023 at 8:00 AM

100 killed in Burmese military airstrike

100 killed in Burmese military airstrike Dear John At least 100 people, including many children, have been killed in an airstrike by the Burmese military. The attack took place in Sagaing region in the north of Burma. Local people have been resisting military …
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
March 23, 2023 at 11:47 AM

UK aid cuts for Rohingya refugee children

UK aid cuts for Rohingya refugee children Dear John The British government has quietly cut aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh by a staggering 82%, mainly impacting children.   British aid to Rohingya refugees has been reduced from £112.36 million in 2019-2…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
March 16, 2023 at 8:29 AM

UK is abandoning Rohingya refugees with 82% cut in aid

UK is abandoning Rohingya refugees with 82% cut in aid Dear John The British government has quietly cut aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh by a staggering 82%, mainly impacting children.   British aid to Rohingya refugees has been reduced from £112.36 mill…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
March 7, 2023 at 12:14 PM

UK must sanction Burmese military gas revenue

UK must sanction Burmese military gas revenue Dear John Every year the Burmese military receives more than two billion dollars from sales of gas. In the past week: The number of people killed since the attempted military coup began two years ago reached 3,000…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 27, 2023 at 8:22 AM

UK companies helping Burmese military earn $2bn a year

UK companies helping Burmese military earn $2bn a year Dear John Every year the Burmese military receives more than two billion dollars from sales of gas. In the past week: The number of people killed since the attempted military coup began two years ago reac…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 1, 2023 at 11:48 AM

The Burmese military have never faced such resistance

The Burmese military have never faced such resistance Dear John 2nd Anniversary of the military coup Today marks the second anniversary of the attempted military coup in Burma. We say attempted because the military still haven’t succeeded in the coup, thanks t…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 25, 2022 at 8:29 AM

We need your help to save lives in Burma

We need your help to save lives in Burma Dear John I’m Karin, and I work for Burma Campaign UK, as well as our sister charity Advance Myanmar. Advance Myanmar has been helping people in Burma survive since the attempted military coup began almost two years ago.…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 11, 2022 at 8:29 AM

Campaign success: EU imposes new sanctions

Campaign success: EU imposes new sanctions Dear John Campaign Success – New EU Sanctions On 8th November the EU finally announced a new round of sanctions, targeting members of the Burmese military, judges and business …
  Anna Roberts · [email protected]
October 24, 2022 at 12:03 PM

Burmese military bombs music festival killing 60. Help us stop them.

Burmese military bombs music festival killing 60. Help us stop them. Dear John This morning we woke up to horrific reports that Burmese military jets bombed a music festival last night, killing at least sixty people.   One source told us it’s hard to identify ho…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
October 20, 2022 at 2:02 PM

President Biden – Sanction Gas Revenue Now

President Biden – Sanction Gas Revenue Now Dear John Revenues from sales of gas are one of the biggest sources of income for the Burmese military, but President Biden has ignored calls for US sanctions to help cut the flow of money the Burmese military gets from…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
September 1, 2022 at 7:26 AM

President Biden – Sanction Gas Revenue Now

President Biden – Sanction Gas Revenue Now Dear John Revenues from sales of gas are one of the biggest sources of income for the Burmese military, but President Biden has ignored calls for US sanctions to help cut the flow of money the Burmese military gets from…
  Anna Roberts · [email protected]
August 25, 2022 at 6:42 AM

Campaign Success! UK Joins Rohingya Genocide Case

Campaign Success! UK Joins Rohingya Genocide Case Dear John The British government has finally announced it will join the Rohingya genocide case at the International Court of Justice!   This is a huge campaign success. Thank you to everyone who wrote to the Fore…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
July 29, 2022 at 9:11 AM

Burmese military executes four political prisoners

Burmese military executes four political prisoners This week the Burmese military executed four political prisoners. Dear John This week the Burmese military executed four political prisoners. It is the first time political prisoners have been executed by the B…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
July 23, 2022 at 8:14 AM

Why won’t Liz Truss Support Justice for Rohingya?

Why won’t Liz Truss Support Justice for Rohingya? The International Court of Justice ruled genocide was committed against the Rohingya. Dear John On Friday 22nd July the International Court of Justice, known as the World Court, ruled that a case on whether or n…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
July 16, 2022 at 7:59 AM

Tell the EU to impose more sanctions on the Burmese military

Tell the EU to impose more sanctions on the Burmese military It's been five months since the EU imposed new sanctions on the Burmese military. Dear John It's now five months since the European Union imposed any new sanctions to cut off the supply of money and a…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
July 2, 2022 at 7:59 AM

Help us stop military airstrikes against civilians

Help us stop military airstrikes against civilians “Where is the international community? Why are countries turning a blind eye to the suffering of the people in Burma?” Dear John “Where is the international community? Why are countries turning a blind eye to …
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 7:29 AM

Tell Russia to stop arming the Burmese military

Tell Russia to stop arming the Burmese military Dear John Russia is probably the biggest supplier of arms to the Burmese military. Not just arms. Since the attempted coup last year, there have been economic and trade delegations with the military, and Russia ha…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
April 20, 2022 at 7:29 AM

Will You Wear Blue for Burma's Political Prisoners?

Will You Wear Blue for Burma's Political Prisoners? Dear John Tomorrow, Thursday 21st April, is Blue Shirt Day for political prisoners. People around the world will be wearing something blue to raise awareness for Burma’s political prisoners and in solidarity w…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
April 13, 2022 at 8:01 AM

Senators Young and McConnell: Stop Protecting the Burmese Military

Senators Young and McConnell: Stop Protecting the Burmese Military Dear John You may have noticed American leadership has been missing in response to the attempted coup last year.   They have joined the UK and Canada in rounds of sanctions but have not been lead…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
April 4, 2022 at 3:02 PM

Wear Blue for Burma's Political Prisoners

Wear Blue for Burma's Political Prisoners Dear John Did you know that there are now around 10,000 political prisoners in Burma?   21st April is Blue Shirt Day - people all over the world will be wearing blue in solidarity with Burmese activists jailed for suppo…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
March 8, 2022 at 10:23 AM

A woman’s place is in the struggle – new T-shirt

A woman’s place is in the struggle – new T-shirt To celebrate International Women’s Day, we have produced a new t-shirt and bag to raise awareness and funds for the Karen Women’s Organisation.  Dear John Today is International Women’s Day, a day established mo…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 27, 2022 at 9:14 AM

Help stop Burmese military airstrikes.

Help stop Burmese military airstrikes. The bombs fall at night, without warning. Dear John The bombs fall at night, without warning.   The Burmese military bomb homes, schools, churches and hospitals. In the past year, dozens of people have been killed by air…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 23, 2022 at 8:29 AM

Campaign successes – We are cutting arms and revenue to the military

Campaign successes – We are cutting arms and revenue to the military Dear John This week the European Union sanctioned Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise (MOGE), the government body which manages oil and gas exploitation in Burma.   This is a huge campaign succes…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 20, 2022 at 8:59 AM

Tell Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to stop selling weapons to Burmese military

Tell Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to stop selling weapons to Burmese military Dear John According to new media reports, Pakistan is about to sell mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to the Burmese military.   A Burmese military delegation is…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 13, 2022 at 8:59 AM

Emergency Action Request! Stop Pakistan selling guns & missiles to Burmese Military

Emergency Action Request! Stop Pakistan selling guns & missiles to Burmese Military Dear John According to new media reports, Pakistan is about to sell mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to the Burmese military.   A Burmese military delegatio…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 8, 2022 at 8:29 AM

We must stop military airstrikes against civilians

We must stop military airstrikes against civilians The bombs fall at night, without warning. Dear John The bombs fall at night, without warning.   The Burmese military bomb homes, schools, churches and hospitals.   This weekend there were more airstrikes in Ka…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 6, 2022 at 8:59 AM

Ask your MP to help the people of Burma (UK Only)

Ask your MP to help the people of Burma (UK Only) Dear John It is now more than a year since the military attempted to seize power. Every day more people are killed and more people are arrested as the military desperately tries to stop resistance to their rule. …
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
February 1, 2022 at 8:00 AM

Help us bring down the Burmese military

Help us bring down the Burmese military Dear John It is now a year since the Burmese military launched their attempted coup, and things are not going according to their plan.   The people of Burma have resisted in every way they can, m…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
January 19, 2022 at 12:12 PM

Campaign Success: Turkey Bans Arms Sales. Serbia Must Follow

Campaign Success: Turkey Bans Arms Sales. Serbia Must Follow Dear John In December we asked you to email the Turkish government calling on them to impose an arms embargo against the Burmese military.   Great News! The Turkish Ambassado…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
January 7, 2022 at 12:29 PM

Presidents Biden and Macron’s $500m gift to the military

Presidents Biden and Macron’s $500m gift to the military Dear John Around half a billion dollars.   That’s how much money a gas project run by French and American companies could have given to the military by the first anniversary of the military coup, which to…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
January 1, 2022 at 9:29 AM

Half a billion dollars given to the military. Help us stop it.

Half a billion dollars given to the military. Help us stop it. Dear John Around half a billion dollars.   That’s how much money a gas project run by French and American companies could have given to the military by the first anniversary of the military coup, wh…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
December 17, 2021 at 12:07 PM

Campaign success! New UK sanctions + Ask Turkey to impose an arms embargo

Campaign success! New UK sanctions + Ask Turkey to impose an arms embargo Dear John Every day there is more terrible news from Burma. More arrests, more people killed. Across the country the military are attacking civilians, with new a…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
December 8, 2021 at 11:39 AM

Facebook campaign success and other campaign news!

Facebook campaign success and other campaign news! Burma Campaign UK News Update Dear John Facebook Remove Military Company Pages This morning Facebook announced they will be removing the Facebook Pages on Burmese mili…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 26, 2021 at 5:59 PM

Your Christmas shopping can make a difference!

Your Christmas shopping can make a difference! Dear John This Christmas, whenever you shop online, you could be raising money to help our campaign for human rights in Burma. If you live in the UK, use easyfundraising to raise funds for Burma Campaign…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 24, 2021 at 12:04 PM

Hundreds die while European Union dithers – Tell them to act now!

Hundreds die while European Union dithers – Tell them to act now! Dear John It is now five months since the European Union brought in any new sanctions against the Burmese military. In that time: Another 417 people have been killed by the military, bringing the…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 14, 2021 at 11:29 AM

We need your help to stop Burmese activists being arrested

We need your help to stop Burmese activists being arrested Dear John I’m Karin, and I work for Burma Campaign UK and for our sister charity, Advance Myanmar. I’m writing to you because we are running out of money to pay for safe houses for Burmese activists who…
  Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 12, 2021 at 2:25 PM

UN Security Council fails to act against new military offensive

UN Security Council fails to act against new military offensive Dear John Last month we emailed you about a frightening build-up of Burmese Army soldiers in North-Western Burma, including Chin State.   Attacks have already been taking place against civilians, wi…