Progressive Voice - Press Releases (227 found)

Progressive Voice was born out of the work of Burma Partnership and formally established in October 2016. Comprehensive resources on the situation of human rights in Myanmar prior to the establishment of Progressive Voice can still be found on Burma Partnership’s website at

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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November 24, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

Bangladesh Pushes back Rohingya Refugees Amid Collective Punishment in Myanmar

Rohingya refugees and asylum-seekers being detained and forcibly returned Lack of water, food and medical care Both governments preventing thousands from accessing aid Harrowing details of Myanmar military attacks on villages As the Myanmar authorities are subjecting the R... Read more ►

November 24, 2016 • Author: Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK

Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis Requires Action Now – Lives Are Being Lost

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK is calling for urgent action from the international community to press the Myanmar government to lift all restrictions on humanitarian in Rakhine State. We are receiving alarming reports from the ground that people are slowly starving to deat... Read more ►

November 23, 2016 • Author: Researchers from the International State Crime Initiative

Aung San Suu Kyi is legitimising genocide in Myanmar and has entrenched the persecution of Rohingya Muslisms, warn state crime academics

State crime experts from Queen Mary University of London warn that current crisis echoes brutal period of 1977-8 and 1991-2 Rohingya minority are facing the genocidal stage of systematic weakening Anng Suu Kyi has “entrenched the persecution of the Rohingya” Lo... Read more ►

November 22, 2016 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Campaign UK Delivers Rohingya Petition to Burmese Embassy London

Burma Campaign UK today delivered 3164 signatures on a petition calling on the NLD-led government in Burma to take four key steps to start to address the Rohingya crisis in Burma. These steps include tackling hate speech, lifting all restrictions on humanitarian aid, repeali... Read more ►

November 21, 2016 • Author: Northern Alliance, Arakan Army, Kachin Independence Army, Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army and Ta’ang National Liberation Army

Press Released on Fighting in Northern Shan State and Request for Local People

We, Arakan Army (AA), Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) and Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) have launched a joint military operation as an Alliance of the Northern Brotherhoods against the Burmese military posts in Mu... Read more ►

November 15, 2016 • Author: Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT)

Kachin Women Expose Ongoing Burma Army Abuses Under NLD Government

A new report by the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) documents ongoing, widespread Burma Army abuses in Kachin areas of northern Burma over the past year, since the National League for Democracy (NLD) was voted into power. “A far cry from peace” describes ong... Read more ►

November 15, 2016 • Author: Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT)

ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ေနာက္ကြယ္မွ ငိုေၾကြးသံ

ကခ်င္အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ားအစည္းအရံုး ထိုင္းႏိုုင္ငံ (KWAT) သည္ အမ်ိဳးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ အ... Read more ►

November 15, 2016 • Author: Arakan Rohingya National Organisation

႐ိုဟင္ဂ်ာလူမ်ိဳးစုမ်ား သုတ္သင္ျခင္းခံေနရ၊ လံုၿခံဳေရးႏွင့္ အကာအကြယ္ ျပည့္ျပည့္ဝဝ အျမန္ဆံုးလိုအပ္

ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ ေျမာက္ပိုင္းေဒသ၌ ေအာက္တိုဘာလ (၁၀) ရက္ေန႔မစွ၍ ႐ိုဟင္ဂ်ာ အရပ္သားမ်ားအား အစု လိုက္အၿပံဳ... Read more ►

November 15, 2016 • Author: Arakan Rohingya National Organisation

Rohingya are being Destroyed, ‘Full Security and Protection’ Most Urgent

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation strongly condemns the mass killing and torture murder, rape, plundering and wholesome destruction of Rohingya people and their properties, homes and villages in Northern Arakan since 9 October. From 12 November the Myanmar armed forces h... Read more ►

November 11, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Media workers detained over corruption article must be released

Two media workers who were arrested and detained today on suspicion of “online defamation” over an article that made reference to allegations of government corruption must be released immediately, Amnesty International said. “Arresting and detaining these two men rais... Read more ►

November 10, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ – အက်ဥ္းေထာင္ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္လဲေရးမ်ားသည္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးကို ေလးစားရမည္

ျမန္မာအစိုးရသည္ ႏိုင္ငံတကာလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး စံႏႈန္းမ်ားႏွင့္ကိုက္ညီေသာ အက်ဥ္းေထာင္ဥပေဒ ေပၚေပါက္လာေ... Read more ►

November 10, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Prison reforms must respect human rights

Myanmar’s government must seize the opportunity to break with its grim past where prisoners were subject to torture and appalling conditions by introducing key reforms that will bring prison legislation in line with international human rights standards, a new briefing from... Read more ►

November 10, 2016 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Jailed for Exposing Burmese Army’s Human Rights Abuses

Burma Campaign UK today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Khaing Myo Htun and urged the Burmese government to reform the Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee and to ensure the release of Khaing Myo Htun and all remaining political prisoners in Burma.... Read more ►

November 8, 2016 • Author: Delegation for Political Negotiation

ႏိုင္ငံေရးဆိုင္ရာ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရး ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁။ UNFC ၏ ႏုိင္ငံေရးဆုိင္ရာညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရးကုိယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ (DPN) ႏွင့္ အစုိးရ၏ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ေကာ... Read more ►

November 7, 2016 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

New Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity Documented By The Burma Human Rights Network

The Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) has conducted several interviews with Rohingya who fled Maungdaw following the crackdown by Myanmar forces. Those interviewed said they witnessed the Military shooting live ammunition into fleeing crowds – resulting in believed casualt... Read more ►