Tell Harry Winston/Swatch to stop selling #GenocideGems
Start: Thursday, December 09, 2021•10:00 AM
To commemorate Global Genocide Day, we are going to meet at the United States mission to the United Nations and march to Harry Winston's headquarters where we will present the company with our petitions.
What: March from the US Mission to the UN
Where: 799 United Nations Plaza to 501 5th Avenue
When: December 9, 2021, at 10:00 am
We can end the flow of money from #GenocideGems to the Myanmar military terrorists.
Please take a moment to sign and share our petition to Harry Winston/Swatch. You can find that here.
"Jade and Conflict: Myanmar's Vicious Cycle," Global Witness, June 2021
"Rare Jewels From Bulgari, Cartier and Harry Winston Take Center Stage at Phillips’ Next Auction," Robb Report, 21 June 2021
"The Profit Motive: Myanmar’s ‘Shock Troopers’ of Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing Linked to Jade Mining Disaster that Killed Hundreds," Steve Shaw, Byline Times, 8 September 2020
"Jade-rich Tatmadaw general to investigate deadly Hpakant mine disaster," Danny Fenster, Myanmar Now, 7 July 2020
"Will Myanmar’s ‘Genocide Gems’ Become the New Blood Diamonds?," BusinessWeek, October 17, 2018
"No Genocide Gems! Burmese Military Takes a Hit From Citizens Sanctions," International Campaign for the Rohingya blog
Justice for Myanmar - Justice For Myanmar is a campaign to provide a platform for those unjustly persecuted by the Myanmar military – regardless of class, religion, gender, or ethnic identity in their efforts to seek justice and end military impunity in Myanmar. The campaign works to expose the Myanmar military’s businesses link to human rights violations across the country.
“The economic interests of the Myanmar military,” United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission, September 2019