It is now five years since the Burmese Army resumed attacks in Kachin State. In that time:
Support Burma Campaign UK. Support Human Rights in Burma
This year we mark our 25th anniversary. From our beginnings as a small solidarity group in the wake of the military crackdown after the 1990 election in Burma, we have built the campaign to become the leading Burma campaign group in the world, working with activists from Burma to achieve real change.
Our goal is to reach £25,000.
We've already raised £8,548! Will you help us reach our target?
Sign our petition calling on the new NLD-led government to implement four steps to help end the repression against the Rohingya.
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We need 1,500 signatures.
1,350 of 1,500 have signed the petition. Will you help us reach 150?
On Saturday 11th June, a fantastic team of our supporters, volunteers and staff for our Burma Tour will be taking part in a sponsored walk, 15 miles across London for our Burma Tour - along the route we’ll be hearing about Burmese places of interest in London. We are walking to raise money for our campaign to end human rights abuses in Burma.
Our goal is to reach € 3,000.
We've already raised € 760! Will you help us raise another € 2,240?
Human rights defenders, Zaw Zaw Latt and Pwint Phyu Latt were arrested in July 2015 on trumped up charges because of their work to promote religious freedom. Zaw Zaw Latt and Pwint Phyu Latt were sentenced to four years in prison with hard labour.
Please take action for the release of Zaw Zaw Latt, Pwint Phyu Latt and the remaining political prisoners in Burma.
Join over 100 high profile women, including Dame Judi Dench, Annie Lennox, Jo Brand, Gillian Anderson, Imelda Staunton, Julie Walters and Zoë Wanamaker, and stand with the women of Burma to end rape and sexual violence.
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Lahpai Gam is a Kachin farmer who was arrested in June 2012 by the military-backed government in Burma. He was charged under Article 17/1 of the Unlawful Association Act, and he is serving a 21 year prison sentence in Myitkyina Prison.
The Burmese government is using a combination of human rights violations and impoverishment to try to drive the ethnic Rohingya out of Burma.
Reports by international legal experts say that human rights violations against the Rohingya constitute ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity, and that there is also evidence that genocide is being committed.
Mading Zau Bawk is a 23-year-old Kachin farmer who was arrested in May 2012 and tortured brutally by the military-backed government in Burma.
Andy Hall is a researcher who defends the rights of migrants in Thailand, including migrants from Burma.
In 2013 he was involved in exposing how a factory in Thailand was committing human rights abuses against migrant workers in its factory. Abuses included child labour, workers being beaten, being paid illegally low wages and facing dangerous working conditions.