Burma

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Levin Urges House to Advance Rohingya Resolution, Calls on Burmese Civilian Government to Release Journalists

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Sandy Levin (D-MI) spoke from the House Floor today calling on his colleagues to advance a resolution he introduced last week which condemns efforts to suppress information related to the ethnic cleansing being perpetrated against Rohingya minority in Burma, also known as Myanmar. H.Res.1057 calls on Aung San Suu Kyi, the … Continue reading WASHINGTON, D.C. | Levin Urges House to Advance Rohingya Resolution, Calls on Burmese Civilian Government to Release Journalists

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Levin Demands Release of Journalists Convicted for Covering Violence Against Rohingya

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Sandy Levin (D-MI) issued the following statement after introducing a resolution today condemning efforts by authorities in Burma, also known as Myanmar, to suppress information related to the oppression and violence inflicted upon Rohingya civilians. “This resolution calls on Burma’s civilian government, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, to immediately and … Continue reading WASHINGTON, D.C. | Levin Demands Release of Journalists Convicted for Covering Violence Against Rohingya

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Burmese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Kyaw Tin

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Pompeo met today with Burmese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Kyaw Tin in Singapore on the margins of the ASEAN-centered ministerial.  They discussed ongoing efforts to implement democratic reforms in Burma, seek peace and … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Burmese Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Kyaw Tin

U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone, and thank you all for being here. It’s an honor for the State Department to host the first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.  This event truly reflects President Trump’s ironclad commitment to protecting this important liberty. I want to … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Remarks at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Ali

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan and other senior Department officials met with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on July 24 and 25 on the margins of the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Ali

U.S. Department of State: Support for Canada and European Union Sanctions Regarding Burma

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Canada and our European Union partners took action this week to continue the promotion of accountability for the atrocities in Burma. We strongly support these actions. The Department of State is working closely with our allies and partners to promote accountability for those responsible … Continue reading U.S. Department of State: Support for Canada and European Union Sanctions Regarding Burma

U.S. Department of State News:Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Today Secretary Pompeo spoke with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.  The two leaders discussed a range of global issues, including cooperation on the humanitarian crisis in Burma and our shared commitment to improving the security situation … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News:Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland