MCN Statement: Five-Year Commemoration of Rohingya Crisis

Today 25 August marks the five-year anniversary of the beginning of the Myanmar military’s brutal campaign against the Rohingya on August 25, 2017. Tasneem Roc, Campaign Manager for Myanmar Campaign Network said, “The perpetrators of the crimes against the Rohingya people must be held accountable. We, as a nation, must take action in the form […]

MCN Condemns Executions Of Pro-Democracy Activists in Myanmar

Myanmar Campaign Network strongly condemns the execution of four people by the Myanmar State Administration Council (SAC). Among the four people were pro-democracy activists Kyaw Min Yu, aka Ko Jimmy, a leader of the 88 generation students’ group and Phyo Zeyar Thaw, former Member of Parliament of the National League for Democracy. Two other men, […]

2022 Australian Federal Election Scorecard On Myanmar Issues

How do the major Australian political parties score on key Myanmar issues? In the lead-up to the 2022 Australian federal election, the Myanmar Campaign Network (MCN) wrote to all MPs and Senators asking them where they stand on three key Myanmar issues. We received replies from individual MPs and senators, and the three major political parties. […]

2022 Election Forum: Foreign Policy On Myanmar

MCN Election Forum Foreign Affairs Policy on Myanmar image

In the lead-up to the Federal election, Myanmar Campaign Network held a forum on 4 May to examine the Foreign Affairs priorities of the three major Australian political parties regarding Myanmar. Moderated by international human rights lawyer and advocate Chris Sidoti, the forum explored key priorities on Myanmar issues. This deep dive looked at targeted […]