Campaign for a New Myanmar Applauds New Congressional Burma Caucus

The Burma Bill

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

Let’s Send the Myanmar Military Packing in 2024

Let's send the Myanmar military packing in 2024

Next year, we have the opportunity to end military rule in Burma in 2024. Across the country, the Burmese army has suffered significant defeats. In liberated areas, the Burmese people are establishing from the grassroots up their new civilian administration. Please make a gift to support the people of Myanmar in their struggle against the … Read more

Your Voice for the Uyghurs Was Heard by the House

Uyghur Lives Matter

Good news! Last week, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Uyghur Policy Act (H.R. 2766) by a unanimous vote. We’re now working hard to send the bill to the House floor for a final vote. It is because of your continual emails, phone calls, and actions, that the Uyghur Policy Act has over 100 – … Read more

Progress on Capitol Hill

help us end genocide

Thanks to all of your emails and phone calls to your Members of Congress, a lot is happening at the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) this week. This Wednesday, there is an HFAC subcommittee hearing on the future of Nagorno-Karabakh, which you may attend in person or view live online. Witness U.S. Administration officials give testimony and answer … Read more

Stop the Air Strikes in Myanmar

Last week, the Myanmar military killed 14 children in an airstrike on a displaced persons camp in Kachin State, Burma. According to BBC Burmese Service, 14 children were among the 29 dead. The attack came shortly before midnight on Monday in the village of Munglai Hkyet, around three kilometers from the Kachin Independence Organization headquarters … Read more

What’s Doin’ in DC for Human Rights

Genocide is not ok

A lot has been happening on Capitol Hill! This is a rundown of the bills that are before Congress and how you can help get them passed. We are making great progress but we need to keep up the pressure!  The Uyghur Policy Act: The Uyghur Policy Act was introduced in the U.S. House by Representatives … Read more

Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations Urge United Nations to Mobilize to Address Crisis in Sudan

Joint Statement Urging More Aid, Solidarity and Attention to Sudan Crisis New York, September 13, 2023 – We, the heads of over 50 human rights and humanitarian organizations are coming together to sound the alarm about Sudan, where a disaster is unfolding before our eyes. With fighting continuing across the country, brutal sexual violence rising, … 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

Make Urban Outfitters Do Right by the Uyghurs!

In 2023, no company or country should profit from #ForcedLaborFashion What is happening to the Uyghurs in China rivals any horror movie or Stephen King novel. From using them like slaves to harvest corn, tomatoes, and other crops and manufacture too many products to list here, to harvesting their organs, and killing them, the only … Read more

Want to Join Us for Meetings with Congress for Myanmar?

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Would you like to meet your Members of Congress regarding Myanmar? We’re seeking one or more people in each state and House district. We would work with you to set up a Zoom or in-person meeting with the staff of your House Member or senators. We’d also prepare you beforehand with talking points. The goal is … Read more

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