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Posts Tagged ‘G8’ (2 found)

G8 Must Not Ignore Sexual Violence In Burma

Burma Campaign UK is deeply concerned that G8 Foreign Ministers meeting today appear to be prioritising trade opportunities with Burma, rather than ending rape and sexual violence committed by Burmese government forces.

The Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI) is top of the agenda for G8 Foreign Ministers. However, Burma is not one of the countries included in PSVI. Instead, discussion on Burma will focus on proposals by the Government of Burma for responsible investment […]

April 10, 2013  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Must Act On G8 Call For Burma Dictatorship To Enter Into Dialogue

Burma Campaign UK today welcomed a statement by the G8, whose leaders have just held their annual summit, which calls on Burma’s dictatorship to enter into ‘substantive dialogue’ with Burma’s democracy movement, including ethnic groups. By calling for ‘substantive dialogue’ the G8 is recognising that elections due later this year will not solve the problems in Burma […]

June 27, 2010  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤