Support Burma Campaign UK. Support Human Rights in Burma
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The annual British aid budget for Burma is almost £90 million a year, but not enough of it is reaching people from ethnic minorities who have fled attacks by the Burmese military.
The British government is spending millions of pounds supporting the peace process in Burma, but since the peace process began, conflict and human rights violations have increased.
On Tuesday 12th February the military-controlled Burmese police force opened fire on protesters with rubber bullets and tear gas, injuring more than 20 people. In the previous few days, they had also arrested more than 50 peaceful protesters.
Bangladesh is planning to send Rohingya refugees back to Bur
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has said that what Min Aung Hlaing’s military is doing to the Rohingya is genocide, so why does Min Aung Hlaing still have prestigious awards from Malaysia?
Sign the petition to the government of Malaysia calling on them to revoke the awards they have given to Min Aung Hlaing.
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Burma and Bangladesh are planning to send tens of thousands of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh back to Burma.
Rohingya in Bangladesh haven’t been consulted about the deal, but most say they don’t want to return until it's safe.
Children witnessing their mother being raped by Burmese Army soldiers.
Children seeing their school friends shot.
Thousands of homes burned.
More than 650,000 Rohingya fled to neighbouring Bangladesh.
A ‘textbook example of ethnic cleansing’ says the UN.
This is Min Aung Hlaing, head of the Burmese military. He is responsible for the biggest human rights and humanitarian crisis in Burma for decades.
The Unlawful Associations Act is used by the Burmese authorities to intimidate and arrest political activists. It is also most commonly used against members of ethnic minorities in Burma. Many political prisoners who were arrested during the period of direct military rule were charged under this act. Section 17/1 is the most commonly used section of this act.