Auto #ForcedLabour Social Media Toolkit

Reports  Instagram: @hkcatshu @sheffhallamuni @NomoGaia  Twitter: @SHULawCrim @sheffhallamuni @NomoGaia Social graphics Suggested caption: Ford, GM, & Stellantis say they’re committed to ending forced labour, BUT reportedly source metals and batteries made with #Uyghurforcedlabour. Even the U.S. Senate Finance Committee asked about their possible supply chain links to the Uyghur Region. GM, Ford and Stellantis: What was your answer? Demand these …

The Rohingya Genocide, Six Years Later

from the 8/9/88 uprising

Six years ago, the Myanmar military perpetuated genocide and has yet to be brought to justice This week marks the sixth anniversary of the Rohingya genocide. Six years ago, the Myanmar military launched attacks on Rohingya communities in Rakhine State forcing over 700,000 Rohingya refugees to flee to Bangladesh where they remain to this day. To mark this week, we …

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 against the military government. The …

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 word to describe what is …

Hey, VW! Stop Using Slave Labor!

VW needs to stop using slave labor

The Uyghurs deserve better! It’s time to call out Volkswagen for its use of slave labor in Xinjiang, China. There is no reason any company should use forced labor in 2023. TVW is holding its annual shareholders’ meeting on May 10 in Berlin, Germany and we are planning a week of action to call them out for using slave labor. Sign …

We need your help

myanmar

We are making progress, will you help us keep it up? Every week, we wake up to horrific reports of new atrocities by the Myanmar military. They seem to become more brutal with each passing day. In the last month, the Myanmar military has killed more than 210 people in air strikes targeting the civilian population in six Myanmar regions and …

Stop Uyghur Organ Harvesting

Uyghur Lives Matter

This is a topic I never thought I would write about but here we are. The good news is thanks to your calls and emails, last month the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Stop Forced Organ Harvesting Act of 2023” (H.R. 1154) by an overwhelmingly vote of 413 to 2. Now our attention turns to the U.S. Senate to …

Genocide Awareness Month

Genocide Awareness Month

Genocide is all around us. Genocide Awareness Month is an annual observance held in April to raise awareness of genocide, past and present, and to promote education and prevention efforts. The purpose of the month is to honor the memory of those who have been killed or suffered as a result of genocide and to help prevent future genocides. During …

We must stop the deadly airstrikes in Myanmar

The military junta murdered at least 133 people in their recent airstrike

The airstrikes are getting more and more deadly This week, in one of its deadliest airstrikes, the Myanmar military killed at least 133 people, including women and children, in the north-western Sagaing region. According to a report by the BBC, residents uploaded video showing scenes of appalling carnage, with dismembered bodies lying on the ground. Congress has before it House …