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Posts Tagged ‘Christian Solidarity Worldwide’ (81 found)

CSW Welcomes Limited Prisoner Release but Urges Amnesty for All Political Prisoners

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has today welcomed the release of around 120 political prisoners but urges the regime in Burma to go much further and release all of the estimated 2,000 political prisoners still in jail […]

October 12, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin Conflict Escalates as Talk of Change Grows

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is deeply concerned by reports of a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Kachin State, Burma. Information received by CSW from Kachin sources indicate an escalation in the Burma Army’s offensive against Kachin […]

October 4, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: CSW Renews Call for Inquiry into Crimes against Humanity on 23rd Anniversary of 1988 Massacre

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today renews its call for the establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma, as the people of Burma mark the twenty-third anniversary of the brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protestors on 8 August […]

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

Burma’s Political Prisoners

On the visit of Bo Kyi, former political prisoner and Joint-Secretary of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma to Brussels, the above organisations appeal to the European Union and Member States to strengthen their call to the Burmese authorities to immediately and unconditionally […]

June 17, 2011  •  By Assistance Association for Political Prisoners - Burma, Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Protection International, Actions Birmanie, Open Society Foundations and International Federation for Human Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Calls for Ceasefire and International Support for Refugees in Burma’s Kachin Civil War

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is calling for a ceasefire in Burma’s Kachin state and urges the international community, including the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), to press Burma’s nearest neighbours, China and India, to protect refugees who have fled the Kachin conflict to seek refuge in the border regions […]

June 14, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Dissident Calls for People Power to Promote Freedom

Prominent Burmese dissident Ludu Sein Win has sent a message to Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) in which he calls on people around the world to unite in the struggle for freedom and justice[…]

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

CSW calls for Aid and Action for Eastern Burma to Address Growing Humanitarian Crisis

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is today calling for international action to end the growing humanitarian crisis in eastern Burma, where there is an acute food shortage in Karen state, and attacks on civilians in Shan State continue […]

May 12, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Petition Calling for UN Commission of Inquiry Delivered to British Foreign Office

A petition with 5,323 signatures calling for a UN Commission of Inquiry into crimes against humanity in Burma and organized by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and Partners Relief and Development, was delivered to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) today […]

May 7, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Partners Relief and Development  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Urges EU to Support Inquiry into Crimes Against Humanity in Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is urging the European Union to support calls for a United Nations Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma, ahead of a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers on 12 April […]

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

No Real Change as Burma Swaps Military Rule For Civilian Parliament

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has warned that although Burma’s State Peace and Development Council has been officially disbanded, there is no prospect of true democratic reform for the country […]

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