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Posts Tagged ‘European Union’ (54 found)

European Union Must Support UN Burma Crimes Inquiry

The European Parliamentary Caucus on Burma calls upon the European Union to officially support a United Nations Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity, and include its establishment in the United Nations […]

August 30, 2011  •  By European Parliamentary Caucus on Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

European Union Must Include Crimes Inquiry In UN General Assembly Resolution

The undersigned members of the European Burma Network call on the European Union to include the establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma […]

August 19, 2011  •  By European Burma Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement Supporting Establishment of UN-COI into War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity in Burma

The Forum of Burmese in Europe ( F B E ) has resolved in its 17th Conference held in Paris on July 29-30, 2011 that the Forum unanimously supports the establishment of the UN-mandated Commission of Inquiry (UN-COI) into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma […]

August 15, 2011  •  By Forum of Burmese in Europe  •  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 ➤

Germany’s policy towards Burma is subject to international criticism – Federal Government continues to block investigations on war crimes in Burma

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) accuses the Federal Government of blocking investigations on war crimes and crimes against humanity committed against members of ethnic minorities in Burma. “With its policy towards Burma, Germany has positioned itself on the sideline and is now being internationally criticized,” said the STP’s expert on questions regarding Asia, Ulrich Delius […]

August 5, 2011  •  By Society for Threatened Peoples  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UK Must Take Lead to Secure UN Commission of Inquiry on Burma, Says TUC

The TUC is today calling on the UK Government to take the lead in securing consensus for a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity by the regime in Burma. The EU is currently drafting the UN General Assembly resolution on Burma which is an excellent opportunity […]

August 2, 2011  •  By Trades Union Congress  •  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 ➤

EU Maintains Burma Sanctions

Burma Campaign UK today welcomed the decision by EU Foreign Ministers to renew European Union (EU) economic sanctions on Burma for a further year […]

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

EU Should Support Commission of Inquiry on Burma

The ITUC and the ETUC are calling on the European Union to support the holding of a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma, when the EU renews its Burma policy on 12 April […]

April 11, 2011  •  By International Trade Union Confederation and European Trade Union Confederation  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤