Campaigning for human rights and freedom
Burma Campaign UK is one of the leading Burma campaign organisations in the world. We play a leading role in raising awareness about the situation in Burma, and pressuring the international community to take action in support of the people of Burma.
Your support is crucial. Take action now and help the people of Burma in their struggle for freedom.
- Our campaigns have helped free hundreds of political prisoners.
- We expose human rights abuses that the government tries to keep secret.
- We have ensured life-saving aid has reached those hiding in Burmese jungles after attacks by the Burmese Army.
- We lobby governments all over the world to do more to promote human rights in Burma.
- Our campaigns have stopped companies investing in Burma in ways which contribute to human rights abuses.
- We generate worldwide media coverage, ensuring the world does not ignore the crisis in Burma.
- We provide support and training to Burmese organisations and individuals, building the capacity of people from Burma to speak out and influence the international community.
For more than thirty years, the United Nations has been documenting human rights violations by the Burmese military which break international law. It’s time for a global arms embargo.
Investment and Trade
The military receives billions of dollars a year in revenue from international trade, including from gas and gems. That’s money they are spending on weapons and fighter jets used against civilians.
Free All Political Prisoners
Take action to make sure no political prisoners remain behind bars in Burma.
Persecution of the Rohingya
The British government is abandoning Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh with an 82% cut in aid.
Aid to Burma
British aid to Burma has been cut by 51% this financial year, and by 70% since the financial year 2020-2021, according to newly published Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office accounts.
UN Secretary General must go to Burma
Civil society organisations in Burma are urging António Guterres to personally spearhead the United Nations response to the crisis in Burma.