Let’s keep blood off the streets of Myanmar: Coup – Day 8

Each morning I wake up and immediately check the news. I breathe a sign of relief when I learn that the military has not brutally cracked down on the pro-democracy demonstrators. In 1988, and again in 2007, the Myanmar army brutally cracked down on peaceful protestors killing thousands. Today, let’s all take the four actions outlined … Read more

Cloudflare Must Terminate Its Services For the Myanmar Military

International Campaign for the Rohingya & Burma Campaign UK For Immediate Release: 8 February 2021 Cloudflare Must Terminate Its Services For the Myanmar Military In the wake of the Myanmar military’s February 1st coup d’etat, Burma Campaign UK and International Campaign for the Rohingya today demanded American web services company Cloudflare terminate its services for … Read more

Protests sweep Myanmar: Coup – Day 7

It’s now Day 7 of the 2/1/21 Myanmar coup. Today, people took to the streets throughout Myanmar in opposition to the military coup. In the biggest protests since the 2007 Saffron Revolution, Myanmar’s new and globally connected #2121Generation is facing down the Burmese police and soldiers. In cities around the world, people are holding protests outside Myanmar embassies … Read more

Myanmar Coup – Day 6: street protests and internet shutdown

It’s now Day 6 of the #2121MyanmarCoup. As I write this blog, I’m seeing on Twitter and Facebook video of brave Burmese citizens on the streets facing down Myanmar police and soldiers. In an attempt to quell the protests of this new #2121Generation, the Myanmar military is now shutting down the Internet and phone lines. The … Read more

Kirin Ends Partnership With Myanmar Military After the Army’s Genocide and Coup D’Etat

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: February 5th, 2021 In the wake of past genocide against the Rohingya, ongoing mass atrocities against other ethnic minorities, and recent army coup d’etat, the Myanmar military finally stepped too far for its business partner, Kirin Holdings of Japan. Kirin announced today that it would end its business partnerships with … Read more

World Must Sanction Myanmar Military

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: February 1st, 2021 In the early hours of February 1, 2021, the Myanmar military detained Burmese de facto leader Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from her ruling party. The Myanmar military’s move comes after days of escalating threats to the civilian government by … Read more

International Campaign for the Rohingya Applauds Dayton City Commission for Passage of World’s First End Genocide Resolution

International Campaign for the Rohingya Applauds Dayton City Commission for Passage of World’s First End Genocide Resolution For Immediate Release: December 30th, 2020 The International Campaign for the Rohingya applauds the Commission of the City of Dayton for its unanimous passage of world’s first municipal resolution, sponsored by Commissioner Matt Joseph, both condemning genocide and … Read more

Dayton City Commission to Vote on World’s First End Genocide Resolution

Press Advisory: December 30th, 2020 Tonight, Dayton (Ohio) City Commissioner Matt Joseph will introduce a world’s first municipal resolution condemning genocide and other crimes against humanity. This Dayton End Genocide Resolution also affirms the City of Dayton’s duty to educate about and help end genocide and other crimes against humanity. The resolution further recognizes the … Read more

How we can pressure Kirin every day from our homes

We can pressure Kirin every day without even leaving our homes. Here’s how to do it. To recap, Kirin is in joint ventures, Myanmar Breweries and Mandalay Brewery, with the Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL), a Burmese military-owned conglomerate. Through its joint ventures, Kirin is legitimizing and funding the Myanmar military as it faces charges … Read more

Press Release: International Community Must Press Myanmar to Comply With International Court of Justice Ruling

Press Release: January 23, 2020 International Community Must Press Myanmar to Comply With International Court of Justice Ruling International Campaign for the Rohingya today welcomed the ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for provisional measures to be taken by the government of Burma to prevent what the UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar described … Read more