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 […]

Australia Urged To Follow Suit As US Increases Pressure On Myanmar Regime

The US government has intensified pressure on the Myanmar military junta by imposing additional sanctions on three entities on 21 June. Two state-owned banks, Myanma Foreign Trade Bank (MTFB) and Myanma Investment and Commercial Bank (MICB), and Myanmar’s Ministry of Defense are now subject to sanctions. Myanmar Campaign Network urges the Australian Government to urgently […]

MCN Statement On Attack On Pa Zi Gyi Village

MEDIA STATEMENT 14 April 2023 Myanmar Campaign Network Calls for Stronger Australian Sanctions in Response to Myanmar Military’s Deadly Aerial Strike on Civilians in Sagaing Region Myanmar Campaign Network (MCN) strongly condemns the devastating aerial strike carried out by the Myanmar military on 11 April 2023 in Pa Zi Gyi Village, Kanbalu Township, Sagaing Region […]

Gender-based Violence Must End In Myanmar

Myanmar Campaign Network (MCN) calls for an end to violence against women and girls in Myanmar as part of the global campaign of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. The Myanmar military’s use of gender-based violence and rape as a weapon of war has been well documented by ethnic women’s groups over decades, and […]

Sean Turnell’s release welcome but the Myanmar junta’s atrocity crimes continue

18 November 2022 Myanmar Campaign Network (MCN) welcomes the release and safe return of Australian economist Sean Turnell after 22 months in Myanmar prison. While Professor Turnell is among the four foreign nationals and other political prisoners released yesterday, MCN urges the international community to recognise the Myanmar military’s self-proclaimed act of “goodwill between countries” […]

Victorian State politicians write to Penny Wong on Myanmar sanctions

Response to ongoing atrocity crimes As the atrocity crimes committed by the Myanmar military escalate, Myanmar Campaign Network and Victorian State MPs write to Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong to express their support for Australian targeted sanctions on the Myanmar military, its associates, and its network of businesses. Recent attacks on civilians, such as […]

MCN Calls For Sanctions On Aviation Fuel

In light of the continuing systematic targeted airstrikes on civilians by jets and helicopter gunships, and Amnesty International’s damning exposé  Deadly Cargo: Exposing the Supply Chain that Fuels War Crimes in Myanmar, MCN calls on the Australian Government and international community to issue sanctions on aviation fuel, and targeted sanctions on the junta and its […]

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 […]