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Posts Tagged ‘Christian Solidarity Worldwide’ (81 found)

CSW Welcomes Foreign Secretary’s Call for Release of Political Prisoners While Recognising “Momentum for Change” in Burma

As the Foreign Secretary William Hague concludes his visit to Burma today, Christian Solidarity Worldwide welcomes his assessment that although there is “momentum for change” in Burma, that “much more is needed to be done” before EU sanctions are lifted […]

January 6, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Urges UK Foreign Secretary William Hague to Highlight Human Rights Violations in Ethnics States During Visit to Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has today written to the British Foreign Secretary William Hague, welcoming his forthcoming visit to Burma next month and requesting him to use the opportunity to “urge the regime to stop attacking ethnic people, declare a nationwide […]

December 15, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Demonstration Calling for Chinese Government to Participate in Restoring Freedom and Human Rights in Burma and North Korea

To mark International Human Rights Day, people from the Burmese community, North Korean community and many supporters stand together to call for justice and freedom in both countries. Burma Campaign UK and Christian Solidarity Worldwide have organised this demonstration today […]

December 12, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Urges US Secretary of State to Highlight Human Rights Violations in Ethnic States During Visit to Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has today written to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, welcoming her forthcoming visit to Burma and requesting her to use the opportunity to “urge the regime to stop attacking ethnic people, declare a nationwide ceasefire […]

November 25, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Urges International Community to Highlight Plight of Ethnic Nationalities in Engagement with Burmese Regime

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today expressed concern that the plight of Burma’s ethnic nationalities is being neglected in the process of engagement with Burma’s regime. CSW particularly highlights continuing severe violations of human rights, including the use of rape […]

November 24, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Violations and Humanitarian Crisis Continues in Eastern Burma According to New Report

Serious violations of human rights continue to be committed by the Burma Army in eastern Burma, while humanitarian conditions deteriorate due to a lack of international funding, according to a new report released today by Christian Solidarity Worldwide […]

November 9, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army Attacks Church in Kachin State, Shooting and Torturing Worshippers

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has today received a report from sources inside Kachin State, Burma alleging that soldiers from the Burma Army shot at worshippers in a church in Wai Maw Township two days ago […]

November 8, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Local Authorities in Kachin State Issue New Order Regulating Bible Study, Sunday School, Fasting and Prayer

Burmese authorities are imposing new restrictions on religious activities in Kachin State, according to information received by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). On 14 October, 2011 the Chairman of Maw Wan Ward in Phakant Township, Kachin State sent a letter to local churches, titled “Concerning Christians conducting cultural training”. The letter refers to […]

October 31, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin Churches Attacked, Women Raped and Civilians Killed by Military While Regime Talks of Reform

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is deeply concerned by reports that the Burma Army are directly attacking churches in Kachin State, beating pastors and church members, setting homes alight and raping, torturing and killing civilians.

According to CSW’s sources, on 16 October soldiers from Light Infantry Battalion 438 seized control of a Roman Catholic Church in Namsan Yang village, Waimaw township, where 23 worshippers, mostly women and elderly people, had gathered for the 8am Sunday service […]

October 21, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Urges International Community to Address Impunity and Maintain Pressure for Real Change

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today called on the international community to maintain pressure on the regime in Burma to implement significant and substantial change, release all political prisoners, stop war crimes and crimes against humanity and end impunity […]

October 17, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤