The Congressional Burma Caucus

On February 1st, 2024, in a historic move, members of the House of Representatives launched the first-ever bipartisan Congressional Burma Caucus. This new caucus, co-chaired by Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-MI) and Congresswoman Betty McCollum (D- MN), will help sustain the focus on Myanmar by the U.S. Congress and the U.S. Administration and signal a united … Read more

Campaign for a New Myanmar Applauds New Congressional Burma Caucus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1st, 2024 Campaign for a New Myanmar applauds U.S. Reps. Bill Huizenga (R, MI-4) and Betty McCollum (D, MN-4) for their leadership in forming the first bipartisan Congressional Burma Caucus. Coming on the third anniversary of the Myanmar military coup, this new caucus is very timely. We urgently need leadership by … Read more

Remembering 8/8/88

Thirty-five years ago today, the people of Myanmar stood up. We need to stand with them today. Today marks the anniversary of the 8/8/88, democracy uprising in Burma. Students started the uprising in Yangon and the protests quickly spread throughout the country. Hundreds of thousands of students, monks, children, and people from all walks of life protested … Read more

Time is running out for the BURMA Act

The Burma Act

Before the new Congress convenes next January, we need your help to pass the BURMA Act. This week, Congress resumes in its post-election “lame duck” session. On the docket is the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2023 (H.R. 7900), a must-pass bill that is the vehicle for the BURMA Act. This week, tell your … Read more

Breaking News! The House slated to vote on the Burma Act!

The Burma Act

The House of Representatives will likely hold a floor vote on the Burma Act of 2021 (H.R. 5497) early next week. The likelihood is that the House will vote on the bill as early as Tuesday or Wednesday next week. Next week is your last chance to urge your House Member to vote in favor … Read more

The bombings must end

the bombings must end

The bombs fall at night, without warning. The Myanmar military bombs homes, schools, churches, and hospitals. In the past year, dozens of people have been killed by airstrikes. The majority of the 400,000 people who have been forced to flee their homes since the military coup last year have fled because of airstrikes or the … Read more

Thank you!

Thank you!

We cannot thank you enough! We’re still receiving wonderful notes and generous checks. Thanks to your gifts last month, we exceeded our goal of raising $15,000 to match the year-end donations of the Meah Family Foundation and ARC of Justice. Thank you! Your support puts us in a good position for 2022. Let’s continue together to turn … Read more

Will you help us restore peace to Burma in 2022? We can prevent the next massacre

Christmas eve massacre

The Christmas Eve massacre will not be the last unless we act Evidence is emerging that, on Christmas Eve, the Myanmar military massacred more than 30 civilians, including women and children, as part of its offensive in Karen State. It was reported that Burmese army troops rounded up ethnic Karen villagers, fatally shot more than … Read more