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Posts Tagged ‘Trades Union Congress’ (2 found)

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 ➤

TUC calls for Barclays to come clean on Burma

[…]Responding to the news that Barclays Bank has agreed to pay fines for breaching US sanctions against Burma, TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber said:

‘It’s a disgrace that Barclays has been violating US sanctions and doing business in Burma. Foreign financial services are helping Burmese generals to loot the country’s natural wealth and to fund a military accused of committing horrendous crimes against humanity.[…]

August 19, 2010  •  By Trades Union Congress  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤