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Posts Tagged ‘Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire’ (6 found)

Hugo Swire Raises Concerns with Burmese Ambassador

Foreign Office Minister for Asia Hugo Swire has urged Burma to act swiftly to tackle the root causes of the humanitarian crisis in South East Asia, with thousands of people stranded at sea in desperate conditions […]

May 19, 2015  •  By UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

British Government Defends Burma Reforms: Burma Campaign UK Responds

This briefing paper responds in detail to the British government’s misleading claims and the selective use of information that it uses to defend Burma’s reform process and its own trade-led policy […]

January 27, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

British Government In Denial About Burma’s Stalled Reforms – New Briefing Paper

Burma Campaign UK today publishes a new briefing paper responding in detail to the British government’s misleading claims and the selective use of information that it uses to defend Burma’s reform process and its own trade-led policy. The briefing paper is available here:http://burmacampaign.org.uk/burma_briefing/british-government-defends-burma-reforms-burma-campaign-uk-responds/ […]

January 27, 2015  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

British Parliament Debates Rohingya of Burma

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK welcomes the debate on the Rohingya held in the British Parliament on Wednesday 14th January. We are disappointed however, by the response of Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire MP, who failed to accept that his approach has failed to influence the Burmese government, and failed to announce any new initiatives to try to address the human rights and humanitarian crisis faced by the Rohingya in Burma […]

January 12, 2015  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Hugo Swire Impersonates Ostrich In British Parliament

Burma Campaign UK today accused Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire of sticking his head in the sand, trying not to see or talk about human rights problems in Burma which don’t fit the positive picture he is trying to present. The accusation comes following his ducking questions in the British Parliament yesterday about the growing number of political prisoners in Burma […]

October 29, 2014  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint FCO-DFID Call for Urgent Restoration Humanitarian Access to all Communities in Rakhine State. Mr Swire Summons Burmese Ambassador

We continue to be gravely concerned by the situation in Rakhine State, Burma. The already dire humanitarian situation has deteriorated following the expulsion of Médecins Sans Frontières in February, and violence against the offices and residences of humanitarian aid workers in March, leading to the forced cessation of critical humanitarian relief operations. As a result, hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people in Rakhine, mainly from the Rohingya community, are not receiving vital medical and humanitarian aid […]

April 7, 2014  •  By UK Department for International Development and UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤