Progressive Voice - Resources (211 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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မိမိရွာလိုေသာ အေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားကို ေအာက္ပါအကြက္မ်ားထဲတြင္ ေရြးခ်ယ္ျဖည့္စြက္ ရွာေဖြႏိုင္ပါသည္။

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November 15, 2016 • Author: Kachin Women’s Association - Thailand

ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေနာက္ကြယ္မွ ငိုေကြ်းသံ။ ။ အမ်ဳိးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ အစိုးရလက္ထက္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ေျမာက္္ပိုင္းအတြင္း ဆက္လ...

၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္ ႏုိ၀င္ဘာလ ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြျပီးသည့္အခ်ိန္မွစ၍လြန္ခဲ့သည္႔လအတြင္း ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ ေျမာက္ဖက္ပ... Read more ►

November 15, 2016 • Author: Kachin Women’s Association - Thailand

A Far Cry From Peace: Ongoing Burma Army Offensives and Abuses in Northern Burma Under the NLD Government

This report provides an update of the security situation in Kachin areas of northern Burma during the past year, since the November 2015 elections. Despite hopes that the new government led by the National League for Democracy (NLD) would move the peace process forward and b... Read more ►

November 10, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Bring Rights to Prisons: Amnesty International’s Recommendations on the Draft Prisons Law

In July 2015 a draft Prisons Law was introduced in Myanmar’s Parliament, with the objective to “safeguard peace in the community and the rule of law”; prevent “repeat offending”; and provide for the rehabilitation of prisoners with a view to their release. The draf... Read more ►

November 9, 2016 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation - Burma

Briefing Paper: Challenges to Repatriation

The Burma Army has targeted and attacked ethnic groups for nearly 20 years, thus leading them to flee their country and seek refuge in foreign countries. Among these people, are the Karen, who fled Burma and found refuge in Thailand. Some Karen People are given the opportuni... Read more ►

November 8, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Shan State Update: The National Ceasefire Accord Violated as Clashes Between Burma Army and RCSS Troops Echo in Central Shan State

Mung Kung Township, Shan State, Burma. In the last month sporadic fighting in two separate incidents was reported in Central Shan State between the Burma Army and the Shan State Army-South (SSA-S). The clashes were deliberate actions by the Burma military and corresponded w... Read more ►

November 5, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Burma Army Attacks Kachin at Gidon Mountain

Since August 16, 2016 the Burma Army has been attacking the Kachin as they try to hold Gidon Mountain. Gidon Mountain is important to the Kachin because it allows the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) access to IDP camps north of Gidon Mountain. If the Burma Army succee... Read more ►

November 5, 2016 • Author: The International Center for Transitional Justice

Prospects for Justice in Myanmar – Does the New Political Reality Offer Opportunities for Addressing Human Rights Violations?

In the years immediately before the 2015 election, there was a palpable sense of waiting among those working in Burmese civil society. Many of their plans depended on one or two critical developments to take hold: the NLD coming to power and the signing of a nationwide cease... Read more ►

November 4, 2016 • Author: Legal Aid Network/Human Rights Lawyer U Aung Htoo

ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး စစ္တမ္း (၂၁) “၀” အမ်ိဳးသားအေရးနွင့္ ဆက္စပ္ေသာ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးျပႆနာမ်ားအားသံုးသပ္ျခင္း

  သုံးသပ္ခ်က္ စားတမ္းအျပည့္အစုံကုိ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူႏုိင္သည္။ ... Read more ►

November 3, 2016 • Author: Human Rights Watch

“The Farmer Becomes the Criminal” Land Confiscation in Burma’s Karen State

In Burma, where 70 percent of people earn a living through agriculture, securing land is often equivalent to securing a livelihood. But instead of creating conditions for sustainable development, recent Burmese governments have enacted abusive laws, enforced poorly conceived... Read more ►

November 2, 2016 • Author: The Asia Foundation/ John Buchanan

Myanmar and its Militias

In late August, over 1,000 representatives from Myanmar’s ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), political parties, military, and the government met in Naypyidaw for the second Union Peace Conference, dubbed the 21st Century Panglong (in reference to a meeting held at Panglong... Read more ►

October 29, 2016 • Author: United Nations Special Rapporteur/Yanghee Lee

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

The present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 31/24 and General Assembly resolution 70/233, covers developments in Myanmar since the previous report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, to the Counci... Read more ►

October 27, 2016 • Author: Lahu National Development Organisation

Naypyidaw’s drug addiction

  With unique access and information from the ground, the Lahu National Development Organisation (LNDO) examines in this report how the Burma Army benefits directly from the drug trade in eastern Shan State. The findings show how conflict and drug production in Burma... Read more ►

October 26, 2016 • Author: International Federation for Human Rights and Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma

Joint Briefing Paper: Still oppressed: Rohingya policies and restrictions under Myanmar’s new government

Since taking power on 30 March 2016, Myanmar’s new government, which is dominated by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party, has done little to address the situation of Rohingya in the country. While the government has taken a number of steps to imp... Read more ►

October 24, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Voices from the Jungle: Interviews from the Displaced in Karen State

Since late September there have been repeated clashes between Burma Army forces and a Karen faction (DKBA) in the Mae Tha Waw area of Hpa An District [Past Report: Burma Army and Proxy Army Send IDP’s Running in Hpa-An district, Karen State]. The Burma Army-proxy Border Gu... Read more ►

October 20, 2016 • Author: International Human Rights Clinic

Legal opinion regarding abuses against civilians in non-ceasefire areas as potential violations of the Myanmar Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement

On October 15, 2015, the government of Myanmar and eight ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), a longawaited settlement aimed at facilitating political dialogue to end armed conflict in Myanmar. The agreement was heralded as a sig... Read more ►