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Posts Tagged ‘US Congressman Joseph Crowley’ (8 found)

Royce, Engel, Salmon, Sherman, Chabot, Crowley Condemn Arrests in Burma

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Ed Royce (CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Rep. Eliot L. Engel (NY), the Committee’s ranking member; Reps. Matt Salmon (AZ) and Brad Sherman (CA), the chair and ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; Rep. Steve Chabot (OH) former chair of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific; and Rep. Joe Crowley (NY), Democratic Caucus Vice-Chairman; made the following statement condemning recent arrests in Burma and the threats to freedom of expression in that country […]

October 20, 2015  •  By Congressmen Ed Royce, Eliot L. Engel, Matt Salmon, Brad Sherman and Steve Chabot  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Vice Chair Crowley Extremely Concerned About Burmese Government’s Arrest of Peaceful Activists

(Queens, NY) – Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus and a leader in the House of Representatives on Burma, released the following statement in response to the Burmese government’s arrest and charging of two peaceful activists for peacefully exercising their freedom of speech […]

October 16, 2015  •  By US Congressman Joseph Crowley  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Vice Chair of Democratic Caucus Joe Crowley on the Announcement of an Election Date in Burma

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus and a leader in the House of Representatives on Burma, released the statement below on the announcement by Burma’s leaders that general elections will be held on November 8 […]

July 8, 2015  •  By US Congressman Joseph Crowley  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Congressman Crowley on the Release of Political Prisoners in Burma

“There’s no doubt I am glad a number of innocent civilians being held as political prisoners have been released, but I am disappointed that this step does not include the release of all individuals that are being wrongfully held […]

October 12, 2011  •  By US Congressman Joseph Crowley  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Week 30: 2010 Election Watch (28 September – 4 October)

Developments

  • The SPDC Election Commission rejected the Difference and Peace Party’s transcript for its TV and radio campaign message. It also censored the campaign messages of the All Mon Region Democracy Party, the Chin National Party, and the Shan Nationals Democratic Party […]
October 6, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Congressman Crowley Applauds Administration’s Support of the Establishment of a Commission of Inquiry into Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes in Burma

[…]“It is long overdue that the world acknowledges that the Burmese regime is guilty of heinous and brutal acts against its own people and I applaud today’s announcement by the Obama Administration of its support for a Commission of Inquiry into these crimes.[…]

August 18, 2010  •  By US Congressman Joseph Crowley  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Congressman Crowley’s Legislation Imposing Sanctions on Burma Passes House

Crowley Urges Action on Crimes Against Humanity Following UN Findings

Today, Congressman Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) praised the unanimous passage of H.J. Res. 83, a resolution led by the Congressman that extends sanctions on Burma. Specifically, the measure continues the ban on imports from Burma […]

July 14, 2010  •  By US Congressman Joseph Crowley  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Crowley Spearheads Introduction of Bipartisan bill to Renew Sanctions on Burma’s Military Regime

Today, a bi-partisan coalition of members of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congressman Joe Crowley, introduced legislation to renew sanctions on Burma’s military regime. The move comes two weeks after the European Union extended its own sanctions on Burma for another year. Following is the text of Congressman Crowley’s statement upon introduction. […]

May 11, 2010  •  By Congressman Joe Crowley  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤