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

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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

Good news! Paul Rusesabagina is coming home!

Hotel Rwanda hero, Paul Rusesabagina

You did it! Dealing with issues of genocide doesn’t always offer up a lot of good news but today is different. After spending 939 days in a Rwandan prison, Paul Rusesabagina was released and will be headed home soon. Our supporters signed thousands of petitions and letters to Congress on Rusesabagina’s behalf. Rusesabagina is a … Read more

You did it! The U.S. House passed the Uyghur Policy Act!

Uyghur Lives Matter

Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Uyghur Policy Act (H.R. 4785) by an overwhelming vote of 407 – 17. You did it!  It is thanks in good part to your continual lobbying of your Members of Congress, that the House passed overwhelmingly the Uyghur Policy Act. Next, before this “lame duck” session ends, let’s … Read more

We have more work to do for the Burma Act

sponsor of the Burma Act

Now the Senate must pass the Burma Act Thanks to your hard work, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the BURMA Act by unanimous consent. You can watch U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Gregory Meeks speak powerfully in support of the BURMA Act at this link: speech by Rep. Meeks. In addition, click this link to … Read more

Things we all can do to fight genocide today

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We made progress against genocide in 2021, we have more work to do in 2022 If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate … Read more

Happy Tick Tock Day

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Today is the official day to finish off tasks for 2021! December 29 is National Tick Tock Day. Tick Tock Day, observed annually on December 29th, reminds us to complete any unfinished business that might need addressing before the end of the year. As the end of the year approaches, many items call for our … Read more

You did it! Harry Winston stops selling #GenocideGems

Harry Winston

Under pressure, Harry Winston stops buying gems from Myanmar  No Business with Genocide 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 from … Read more

Actions for the #BurmaBill, against MOGE, Harry Winston and more

MOGE must be stopped

Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, organized citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” You are proving that right every day. The #BurmaBill is a reality. Now we need to keep up the pressure and get companies like Chevron (MOGE) and Harry Winston … Read more

We can all stop genocide

Stop Chevron from funding genocide

Some good news for the Uyghurs but more needs to be done First some good news. The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the “Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.” The legislation now moves to the House of Representatives. Would you contact your Member of Congress and let them know you want them to co-sponsor it there? Please … Read more

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