July 16th, 2018
Baroness Cox receives an answer to her question on the UK government’s aid provisions to returning refugees in Burma.11th July- Baroness Cox asked the UK Government about making humanitarian aid accessible to returning refugees in Burma. Question: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to provide humanitarian aid to any refugees forced to return to Chin State, Myanmar, from Malaysia and other countries....
July 16th, 2018
Baroness Cox receives an answer to her written question on the forced repatriation of Burmese refugees9th July- Baroness Cox asked the UK Government on their actions if refugees from Burma were to be forcefully repatriated from Malaysia. Question: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they will make to the governments of Myanmar and of Malaysia in the event of the forced repatriation of refugees from Malaysia to Chin State, Myanmar....
June 14th, 2018
May 31st, 2018
Baroness Cox receives answers to her written questions on the recent conflict in Kachin and Shan States, BurmaBaroness Cox (crossbench) posed questions to the UK Government about recent arrests during peaceful protests in Yangon, and the escalated conflict in Kachin and Shan States. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative) responded. Question 1: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Burma regarding the recent escalation of military violence against civilians in Kachin and Shan states; and what efforts they have made to ensure the protection of civilians displaced by conflict....
May 29th, 2018
May 16th, 2018
Update from Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT), documenting Burma Army crimes against IDPs in Kachin State, North Eastern Burma.
May 15, 2018 Urgent update by the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) Burma Army commits war crimes against Kachin IDPs: blocking access to refuge, using as human shields and minesweepers, indiscriminate shelling, looting Contrary to claims by Burma Army commanders that they have not targeted civilians in their recent offensives against the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), interviews by KWAT with IDPs reveal that in April 2018 Burma Army troops committed war crimes against villagers in three townships in Kachin State: Hpakant, Danai and Injangyang.