March 10, 2021

Wai Hnin Pwint Thon, Burma Campaign UK’s Campaigns Officer, testified today to the United State Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. She thanked the US for being first to act after the coup and called for US leadership in taking diplomatic, economic and legal measures against the Burmese military.

“On the streets in my country, young people come back onto the streets day after day despite knowing they could be shot. They are doing everything they can. We are asking you to do everything you canto help people in Burma.”

Watch Wai Hnin Pwint Thon’s testimony (starts at 2:12:25, ends at 2:17:50)

Read full written submission

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