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

“The Military Regime’s Merciless Act of Making the People Living with HIV/AIDS in Burma Helpless and Homeless Denounced”

The U.S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), a Washington DC-based organization campaigning for freedom, justice and democracy in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, denounced today the military regime for its threat to drive out the people living with HIV/AIDS from the shelter provided to them by members of the National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Daw Aung San Suu Kyi […]

November 18, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Released, Her Safety and Possible Re-arrest Major Concerns, Over 2,200 Political Prisoners still Remain in Prisons

The U.S. Campaign for Burma (USCB), Washington DC-based organization campaigning for freedom, justice and democracy in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, today wholeheartedly welcomes the release of Burma’s democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi from her latest illegal detention that lasted nearly seven years and six months. However no congratulations to Burma’s military regime are in order […]

November 13, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S. Members of Congress Condemn the Burmese Regime’s Undemocratic Upcoming Elections on November 7, 2010

A bipartisan group of Members of the House of Representatives, led by Mr. Donald Manzullo (R-IL), yesterday introduced a Resolution, condemning the Burmese military regime’s undemocratic upcoming elections on November 7, 2010. The resolution is called H. Res. 1677, and co-sponsored by ten Representatives, including Mr. Howard Berman (D-CA) and Ms. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman and Ranking Member of the powerful House Committee on Foreign Affairs respectively. The draft Resolution denounces the regime’s election as “the one-sided, undemocratic and illegitimate actions of the State Peace and Development Council (official name of the regime) that seeks to legitimize military rule through a flawed election process” […]

September 30, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S. Supports UN Investigation on Crimes against Humanity in Burma

After months of rigorous grassroots campaign led by United States Campaign for Burma (USCB) and repeated requests from the U.S. lawmakers, the Obama administration finally agreed to support the establishment of an UN-led Commission of Inquiry to investigate crimes against humanity and war crimes taking place in the Southeast Asian country of Burma.[…]

August 18, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S. Senators Demand U.S. Support for UN Commission of Inquiry in Burma

War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity in Burma Should Be Stopped and Generals Held Accountable

Two days after President Obama signed into law, the one-year extension of U.S. sanctions against the military regime in Burma, that was unanimously approved by both House and Senate, a bipartisan group of 32 Senators sent a letter (as attached) to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today, calling for the United States government “to support the establishment of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry to investigate whether crimes against humanity and war crimes took place” in the Southeast Asian country of Burma[…]

July 30, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Sanctions Extended by Senate and Sails through to the White House for Obama’s Signature

One week after members of the House of Representatives unanimously approved the extension of economic sanctions against generals in Burma; their fellow lawmakers in the Senate today overwhelmingly approved the measure with a vote of (99-1), and sent it to the White House for the signature of President Obama […]

July 22, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S. House of Representatives Unanimously Extends Sanctions on Burma’s Military Junta

The U.S. Campaign for Burma, a leading coalition of Burmese activists in exile and American human rights campaigners working to promote freedom, justice and democracy in Burma, today welcomes and supports the unanimous decision of the U.S. House of Representative to extend sanctions against the military junta that rules the Southeast Asian country of Burma with guns, threats and oppression, and conducts crimes against humanity under a system of impunity. The House Joint Resolution 83 (H.J. RES. 83), the renewal of import restrictions contained in the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act of 2003, was introduced by Congressmen Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Peter King (R-NY), cosponsored by 20 additional House Members and approved by a voice vote today[…]

July 14, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Webpage About Crimes Against Humanity in Burma

The US Campaign for Burma has launched a new feature page, “Stop Burma’s Crimes against Humanity“, on their website.

The webpage is an important source of information regarding crimes against humanity in Burma and the international campaign. […]

June 30, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤

The United Nations Urged to Reject the Military Regime’s Election in Burma

Crimes against Humanity by the Regime Should Be Investigated

The United States Campaign for Burma, a leading coalition of Burmese activists in exile and American human rights campaigners working to promote freedom, justice and democracy in the Southeast Asian country of Burma, wholeheartedly supports the decision of the National League for Democracy (NLD), to boycott the regime’s sham election […]

March 29, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Special Rapporteur Calls UN Institutions to Investigate War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity in Burma

FIRST EVER MEANINGFUL STATEMENT BY AN UN SENIOR OFFICIAL IN 20 YEARS OF UN INVOLVEMENT IN BURMA

The United States Campaign for Burma, a leading coalition of Burmese activists in exile and American human rights campaigners working to promote freedom, justice and democracy in a Southeast Asian country of Burma, today wholeheartedly welcomes and supports the call made by UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights Situation in Burma, Mr. Tomas Ojea Quintana, to the United Nations institutions “to consider the possibility to establish a commission of inquiry with a specific fact finding mandate to address the question of international crimes” in Burma […]

March 11, 2010  •  By US Campaign for Burma  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤