Category: Activism

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July 17, 2021

Congress Of Nations And States Drafting New Crimes Treaty To Establish Permanent International Indigenous Justice Mechanism

Olympia, Washington, July 17 2021 – The Congress of Nations and States continues to work on drafting a new crimes treaty which will serve as the foundational instrument for a permanent international justice mechanism for Indigenous Peoples. This treaty, which will be formally presented in 2022 at the first Assembly of the Congress, will be open […]

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Justice for Myanmar | Source: justiceformyanmar.org
June 29, 2021

CNS Open Letter to People of South Korea RE: POSCO

Dear People of the Republic of South Korea, The Congress of Nations and States invites the people of the Republic of South Korea to join the ethnic nations in Burma, to call upon POSCO to stop providing funding to the Myanmar military. The Tatmadaw (Myanmar military) continues to engage in genocide, crimes against humanity, war […]

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Tatmadaw Cartel Finance Map | Source: justiceformyanmar.org
Tatmadaw Cartel Finance Map | Source: justiceformyanmar.org
May 8, 2021

Open Letter to Investors and Shareholders re: Burma

Dear Shareholders of for-profit institutions, are you aware that Myanmar (Burma) is being burned to the ground by the Tatmadaw (Burmese military)?

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Dr. Mohammad Habib Ullah, CNS Preparatory Body Member; Member of the Rohingya Community
Dr. Mohammad Habib Ullah, CNS Preparatory Body Member; Member of the Rohingya Community
May 6, 2021

Congress of Nations and States Offers to Host Burma Summit

Tomorrow, the Congress of Nations and States (CNS) will offer to host a dialogue between Burma’s leaders of ethnic nations to establish agreements on collective actions to dismantle the Tatmadaw (Myanmar/Burmese Military) and prevent further crimes being committed against the peoples of Burma.

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ULMWP, West Papua Provisional Government | Photo by: freewestpapua.org
ULMWP, West Papua Provisional Government | Photo by: freewestpapua.org
May 1, 2021

West Papuan Provisional Government Forms Cabinet and Departments Independent from Indonesia

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, May 1 – Today, on the 58th anniversary of Indonesia’s colonization of West Papua, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Provisional Government has announced the formation of a full cabinet commanding 12 departments and committed to human rights, the natural environment, and international humanitarian law.

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Raki Ap, Security Commissioner | Photo by: Groen Links
April 6, 2021

Spokesperson of the Free West Papua Campaign Joins the CNS Security Commission

Mr. Raki Ap, a spokesperson of the Free West Papua Campaign representing more than 1 million Indigenous West Papuans, has been appointed to the Security Commission of the Congress of Nations and States (CNS).

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Dr. Bernard Perley, Security Commissioner | Photo by: UBC
April 1, 2021

Director of CIS Appointed to the CNS Security Commission

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, April 1 – Harvard Doctor of Anthropology and Director of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS), Dr. Bernard Perley, has been appointed to the Security Commission of the Congress of Nations and States (CNS).

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March 10, 2021

What Are the Six CNS Commissions?

Having been authorized and approved by the CNS Preparatory Body, the six CNS Specialized Commissions held their first mandate sessions.

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March 10, 2021

Congress of Nations and States’ Six Commissions Hold First Session

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, March 10 – Having been authorized and approved by the CNS Preparatory Body, the six CNS Specialized Commissions held their first mandate sessions last week.

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March 9, 2021

Congress of Nations and States to Bring New Peace Reforms in the Arab World

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, March 9 – Whether the issue is human suffering, war crimes, climate change, immigration, chemical weapons or terrorism, the war’s toxic consequences are global and ongoing.

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