New Sanctions Targeting Myanmar Military’s Regime a Step in Right Direction, Strong Measures Needed

Burmese translation below မြန်မာဘာသာပြန်ဆိုချက်ကို အောက်တွင်ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။ MEDIA STATEMENT 1 February 2024 New Sanctions Targeting Myanmar Military’s Regime a Step in Right Direction, Strong Measures Needed Myanmar Campaign Network (MCN) welcomes today’s announcement by the Australian Government of new targeted sanctions against two banks and three jet fuel suppliers, marking a crucial step in limiting the junta’s capacity […]

Myanmar Campaign Network Demands Action on Australian Involvement in Myanmar’s Mining Sector Amid Junta Atrocities

Burmese translation below မြန်မာဘာသာပြန်ဆိုချက်ကို အောက်တွင်ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။ MEDIA STATEMENT 30 January 2024 Myanmar Campaign Network Demands Action on Australian Involvement in Myanmar’s Mining Sector Amid Junta Atrocities The Myanmar Campaign Network, in light of the alarming findings that Australian-owned and led companies are providing direct and indirect support to the military junta through the mining sector, calls for […]

Pro-democracy Groups Applaud Australian Visa Ban on Shan United Over Human Rights Concerns, Call for More Sanctions

Burmese translation below မြန်မာဘာသာပြန်ဆိုချက်ကို အောက်တွင်ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။ Press Statement Pro-democracy Groups Applaud Australian Visa Ban on Shan United Over Human Rights Concerns, Call for More Sanctions [Sydney, 1 December 2023] – Myanmar Campaign Network (MCN), Justice For Myanmar (JFM), the Australian Coalition for Democracy in Burma (ACDB), and Global Myanmar Spring Revolution (GMSR) commend the decision by the […]

Australia Must Impose Tougher Sanctions Against The Myanmar Junta

Australia Must Impose Tougher Sanctions Against The Myanmar Junta [Sydney, 2 November, 2023] — In an open letter to Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong, a wide coalition of civil society groups have called for tough new sanctions against the Myanmar junta. Following new sanctions imposed by the US, UK and Canada, the Myanmar Campaign […]

Over 414 Organisations Endorse Open Letter to Minister Wong: Enhancing Australian Sanctions for Myanmar

Burmese translation below မြန်မာဘာသာပြန်ဆိုချက်ကို အောက်တွင်ဖတ်ရှုနိုင်ပါသည်။ 2 November, 2023 Senator the Hon. Penny Wong Minister for Foreign Affairs Senate Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Via email: foreign.minister@dfat.gov.au, Senator.Wong@aph.gov.au Dear Minister Wong, Re: Enhancing Australian Sanctions for Myanmar We, the undersigned 414 organisations, commend the Australian Government’s imposition of targeted sanctions on 16 individuals and 2 entities […]

September 2023 Situation Update

Myanmar Situation Update 5 September 2023  People killed: 4,043   Including:  Children killed: 450  As of 5 September 2023. These numbers are verified by AAPP, although actual numbers are likely higher.  Total people arbitrarily arrested: 24,694  Total people currently in detention: 19,857 Total women arrested: 4930  Total children arrested: 662  Total people released: 4,837  As of […]

August 2023 Situation Update

For the latest Situation Update please go here: Situation Update Myanmar Situation Update 3 August 2023 People killed: 3,868 Including: Children killed: 432 As of 2 August 2023. These numbers are verified by AAPP, although actual numbers are likely higher. Total people arbitrarily arrested: 24,137 Total people currently in detention: 19,687 Total women arrested: 4805 […]