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

You did it! Harry Winston to stop sourcing gems from Myanmar

Harry Winston

Under pressure, Harry Winston changes course on #GenocideGems The Campaign for a New Myanmar applauds the announcement today by luxury jeweler Harry Winston that it will stop buying gems that originate from Myanmar (Burma).  In a post to its social media, Harry Winston (owned by Swatch) announced today that it “will no longer source gemstones … Read more

The U.S. Advocacy Coalition and the Burma Act

pass the Burma Act!

We need your help to get the Burma Act passed We are still actively promoting the Burma Act and working to get Congress to pass it. If you are interested in helping us but aren’t sure how to go about it, Mike Haack from the Campaign for a New Myanmar, a member of the U.S. … Read more

What’s Congress doing about Burma?

Congress needs to act for Burma

Here’s a quick update on what’s happening in Congress this week. In the Senate, a bipartisan group of senators are attaching an amendment to the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The amendment would require the Biden Administration to report to Congress on its efforts to support the democracy movement in Myanmar. On the House … Read more

Can you join us in NYC on World Genocide Day?

World Genocide Day

Thursday, December 9, 2021, is World Genocide Day. Friday, December 10, 2021, is World Human rights Day. On Thursday, we plan to march from the US Mission to the UN to the Harry Winston New York City headquarters where we will give them our petitions demanding they stop funding the Myanmar military. On World Human Rights … Read more

Tell Facebook to delete the Myanmar military

ears after its part in hosting hate speech against the Rohingya, Facebook is still being used by the Myanmar military to “foment division and incite offline violence” against the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) in the country. According to AP, in one video posted last month that garnered over 56,000 views, a military supporter called for violence … Read more

Burma is burning

burna is burning

The Myanmar military is building up troops and equipment in Chin State and neighboring areas in North-Western Burma. This past week, the Myanmar military has burned down homes and churches in the Chin town of Thantlang. We are concerned that the military is on the verge of a large-scale offensive against civilians, using tactics ominously reminiscent … Read more

Facebook: Ban the Myanmar military

Facebook needs to stop working with the Myanmar military

It’s long past time for Facebook to take down the pages of Myanmar military companies. These military-owned companies help fund the army and the atrocities it commits. And the social media giant continues to allow the Burmese military to use its accounts to spread hate speech, recruit soldiers, and build its lucrative business empire. Please click here to … Read more

Help us help the Chin

chin

The Myanmar military is deploying tens of thousands of troops and heavy weapons to Chin State northern Myanmar. These tactics are ominously reminiscent of those the army employed in its genocidal attacks against the Rohingya in 2016 and 2017. The Chin people cannot wait. In response, U.S. State Department Counselor Derek Chollet urged Singapore to help … Read more