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Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
January 15, 2020 at 4:11 PM

UK welcomes genocide case at ICJ

UK welcomes genocide case at ICJ Dear John Another campaign success!  In December, The Gambia brought charges of genocide of the Rohingya to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Since then we have been campaigning for the UK government to support the case.…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
January 8, 2020 at 12:36 PM

Campaign Success!

Campaign Success! Dear John Last night we got an email from Western Union, the global financial transfer company, confirming that they would stop doing business with a bank in Burma owned by the Burmese military.    Since we first put Western Union on our ‘Dirt…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
December 19, 2019 at 2:33 PM

59 countries support taking Burma to court for genocide, but not the UK

59 countries support taking Burma to court for genocide, but not the UK Dear John Last week we saw astonishing scenes at the International Court of Justice. The Gambia brought forward charges of genocide of the Rohingya to the court. For the first time in more t…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
December 11, 2019 at 3:11 PM

Aung San Suu Kyi defends military facing charges of Genocide

Aung San Suu Kyi defends military facing charges of Genocide Dear John For the last two days, I have been at The Hague to hear the case of genocide brought by The Gambia against Burma at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), and to support the Rohingya and B…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 6, 2019 at 8:59 AM

Campaign success!

Campaign success! Burma Campaign UK News Update Dear John Campaign success!   Great news! Following our campaign, the Department for International Development (DFID), Britain’s aid ministry, has told its partners not to spend UK aid mo…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
November 1, 2019 at 12:21 PM

A year in Jail with Hard Labour for Telling Jokes about the Military

A year in Jail with Hard Labour for Telling Jokes about the Military Dear John On 30th October, five student activists were sentenced to one year’s imprisonment with hard labour for criticising the military in their satirical performance.   Kay Khaing Tun, Zayar…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
October 25, 2019 at 8:00 AM

EDF’s ‘life threatening’ dam in Burma

EDF’s ‘life threatening’ dam in Burma Dear John French energy giant EDF is involved in a dam project in Burma which local communities say will “threaten the lives of local people, prolong wars and jeopardise the peace process.” The dam, called Shweli 3, is in a…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
October 4, 2019 at 12:51 PM

Is British aid reaching Burmese military companies?

Is British aid reaching Burmese military companies? Dear John The Department for International Development (DFID), Britain’s aid ministry, does not have any policy in place to ensure that British aid money does not end up in the hands of companies owned by the B…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
September 26, 2019 at 1:56 PM

Is British aid reaching Burmese military companies?

Is British aid reaching Burmese military companies? Dear John The Department for International Development (DFID), Britain’s aid ministry, does not have any policy in place to ensure that British aid money does not end up in the hands of companies owned by the B…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
September 6, 2019 at 9:21 AM

Filmmaker Jailed for Facebook post

Filmmaker Jailed for Facebook post Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi, a prominent filmmaker in Burma,  has been sentenced to 1 year in prison for criticising the military’s role in politics.   Dear John Last week, Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi was sentenced to 1 year in prison for criti…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
August 30, 2019 at 12:20 PM

Prominent Filmmaker Jailed for Criticising the Army

Prominent Filmmaker Jailed for Criticising the Army Yesterday Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi was sentenced to 1 year in prison for criticising the military’s role in politics.   Dear John Yesterday Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi was sentenced to 1 year in prison for criticising the mi…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
August 14, 2019 at 10:18 AM

The British government won’t stop British companies doing business with Burma’s military

The British government won’t stop British companies doing business with Burma’s military UN investigators are calling for sanctions on Burmese military-owned companies.  Dear John Sanction Burmese military-owned companies. That is the recommendation of UN inves…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
August 8, 2019 at 10:01 AM

Dominic Raab: Back Sanctions on Burmese Military-Owned Companies

Dominic Raab: Back Sanctions on Burmese Military-Owned Companies UN investigators are calling for sanctions on Burmese military-owned companies.  Dear John Sanction Burmese military-owned companies. That is the recommendation of UN investigators who have been l…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
July 25, 2019 at 2:38 AM

Thanks for adding your voice to Burma Campaign UK

Thanks for adding your voice to Burma Campaign UK  Email not displaying properly? View this email in your browser                                                                             Dear John Welco…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
July 24, 2019 at 2:37 AM

Burma Campaign UK Email Network: Subscription Confirmed

Burma Campaign UK Email Network Burma Campaign UK Action Network Your subscription has been confirmed. Thanks for joining the Burma Campaign UK email list. We'll email you campaign actions and updates, and other ways you can get involved in Burma Campaign UK’s work…
Burma Campaign UK · [email protected]
July 24, 2019 at 2:32 AM

Burma Campaign UK Email Network: Please Confirm Subscription

Burma Campaign UK Email Network Burma Campaign UK Action Network Please Confirm Subscription Yes, subscribe me to this list. If you received this email by mistake, simply delete it. You won't be subscribed if you don't click the confirmation link above. For questi…