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Posts Tagged ‘US Campaign for Burma’ (43 found)

Clinton Should Prioritize Burmese Army’s Increase in Mass Atrocities, Violence Against Women During Trip to Burma

Today the U.S. Campaign for Burma welcomed the announcement of Secretary of State Hilary Clinton’s trip to Burma scheduled for December 1, 2011. We urge Secretary Clinton to prioritize seeking an end to the Burmese regime’s systematic and widespread […]

November 18, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Halting of the Myitsone Dam is a Victory for the People of Burma

The US Campaign for Burma applauds the efforts of a grassroots movement inside Burma that won a significant victory last week when President Thein Sein announced the construction suspension of the controversial Myitsone Dam. This was truly a landmark achievement […]

October 4, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Americans Demand President Obama Show Global Leadership in Ending Crimes against Humanity in Burma

Today the U.S. Campaign for Burma delivered 13,000 petition signatures from American citizens to the Obama administration, calling on them to provide stronger global leadership to end crimes against humanity in Burma. The petition signatures were delivered today to mark the 4thanniversary of Burma’s military regime’s violent […]

September 26, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter to President Obama

BURMA: Banking Sanctions and Establishment of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry

Dear President Obama,

It has now been almost two years since your administration launched its new engagement policy with the military government in Burma. Senior officials from the State Department have visited the country several times, met with Burma’s leaders, and tried to persuade them to implement positive changes in the country, as demanded by the people of Burma and the international community […]

July 7, 2011  •  By 22 organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Secretary Geithner Urged to Take Action on Cronies Providing Economic and Political Support to the Regime in Burma

The U. S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), a Washington, DC-based human rights organization campaigning to end crimes against humanity and the culture of impunity in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, today strongly urged U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner to take action on cronies who are providing […]

June 27, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Nobel Laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to Address an U.S. Congressional Committee for the First Time Ever

On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at 12:30pm, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, chaired by Congressman Donald Manzullo (R-IL), will hold a hearing, entitled “Piercing Burma’s Veil of Secrecy: The Truth Behind the Sham Election and the Difficult Road Ahead.” Chairman Donald Manzullo (R-IL) just announced he has received a pre-recorded video message from Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to be played during the hearing, a significant event as it is her first address to a Congressional Committee […]

June 20, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Regime Attacks Kachin Ethnic Resistance Group, International Community Must Demand End of all Violence and Peaceful Solution through Political Dialogue

The U. S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), a Washington, DC-based human rights organization campaigning to end crimes against humanity and the culture of impunity in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, today strongly demands the international community pressure Burma’s Thein Sein regime […]

June 15, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Political Prisoners Strike Back, Hunger Strike in Insein Prison Demands the Attention of the International Community

The U. S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), a Washington, DC-based grassroots organization campaigning to end crimes against humanity and the culture of impunity in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, today strongly demands the international community pay attention to the hunger strike […]

May 23, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Members of U.S. Congress Call On President Obama to Lead Establishment of International Commission of Inquiry in Burma

The U. S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), a Washington, DC-based grassroots organization campaigning to end crimes against humanity and the culture of impunity in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, today welcomes the call made by Members of U.S. Congress, urging President Obama to “redouble the United States efforts, at the highest levels, to establish the (UN) Commission (of Inquiry)”. A bi-partisan group of 31 Members of the House of Representatives made their call in the letter they sent to President Obama on April 28, 2011 […]

May 3, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Appointment of U.S. Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Burma is the First Step in the Right Direction, More Presidential Actions Are Required

The U. S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), a Washington, DC-based organization campaigning to end crimes against humanity and the culture of impunity in the Southeast Asian country […]

April 18, 2011  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤