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Posts Tagged ‘Christian Solidarity Worldwide’ (81 found)

CSW Urges UK Minister to Prioritise Human Rights During Trade Mission to Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today urged the British Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Hugo Swire MP, to highlight the continuing grave human rights abuses in Burma, including violations of freedom of religion or belief, as he leads a trade delegation to the country next week […]

December 7, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Statement on Humanitarian Assistance in Rakhine State, Burma

We appreciate the dilemma that this situation presents to donor governments and to humanitarian agencies, but we take the view that there is a humanitarian imperative to provide assistance without further delays. Anything that can be done to ameliorate the conditions in the Rohingya displacement camps must be done as a matter of urgency.

November 6, 2012  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Calls for International Action to End Violence in Arakan State, Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling on the international community to invoke the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ principle, in light of the Burmese Government’s failure to end the conflict in Arakan State, western Burma, between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims.

Under the principle of ‘Responsibility to Protect’, which is aimed at halting Mass Atrocity Crimes such as ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, the international community has a responsibility to help states fulfil their responsibility to protect their citizens […]

November 1, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Chin Activists in London to Highlight Violations of Religious Freedom

A delegation of ethnic Chin activists from Burma will visit London this week, to highlight violations of religious freedom by the government in Burma […]

September 10, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Campaign Groups Call for Citizenship Law Reform

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) joins 30 other Burma campaign groups in calling for Burma’s controversial 1982 Citizenship Law to be repealed and replaced with a new law that is compatible with Burma’s obligations under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights […]

July 9, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Crisis in Arakan State Highlighted in British Parliament

The human rights and humanitarian crisis in Arakan State, western Burma, was highlighted today in the British Parliament at a meeting chaired by Baroness Kinnock, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Democracy in Burma.

Speakers included Benedict Rogers, East Asia Team Leader at Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), Maung Tun Khin, President of the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK, and Chris Lewa of the Arakan Project […]

June 27, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Welcomes Aung San Suu Kyi’s Visit to Britain, Urges UK Government to Increase Aid for Burma’s Refugees

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today welcomed Aung San Suu Kyi’s arrival in the United Kingdom and urged the British government to heed her call for increased aid to Burmese refugees along the Thailand-Burma border, which was made in her Nobel Peace Prize Lecture in Oslo on 16 June […]

June 18, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Urges Burmese Government to Stop Violence in Western Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today called on the Government of Burma to end sectarian violence in Arakan State, western Burma immediately and take steps to address the underlying causes.

In the past week, horrific violence has erupted between the majority Buddhist Rakhine (or Arakanese) people, and the predominantly Muslim Rohingyas in northern Arakan State, leaving hundreds of homes burned and many people dead […]

June 12, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Calls on Burma Army to Stop Attacks on Kachin and Begin a Peace Process After One Year of War

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today urges Burma’s President Thein Sein and the country’s army to stop military offensives in Kachin State, and initiate a political dialogue and peace process with the ethnic armed group, the Kachin Independence Organisation […]

June 8, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Condemns Religiously-Motivated Violence in Burma and Calls for Religious Freedom, Tolerance and Harmony

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today condemned rising religious intolerance in Burma, and the killing of ten Muslims in Arakan State on 3 June, and called on the government, democracy movement and all the people of Burma to work to improve inter-faith relations, protect religious freedom and promote religious harmony […]

June 7, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤