Progressive Voice - Resources (238 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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January 11, 2017 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Urgent Humanitarian Situation update in Kachin State, 11th January 2017

Intensive fighting between the Myanmar Government Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) continues in Kachin State. The recent fighting in Laihpawng area has resulted in the relocation of IDPs from Zai Awng/Mugga Zup camp to Lungbyen area and on the r... Read more ►

January 8, 2017 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Urgent Humanitarian Situation update in Kachin and Northern Shan States

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January 3, 2017 • Author: Investigation Commission on Maungtaw

Interim Report of the Investigation Commission on Maungtaw

Introduction 1. This Maungtaw Region Investigation Commission was established with 13 persons by Presidential Order No.89/2016 dated 1-12-2016. It was tasked to investigate and find out the background situation and to detect the truth about the = violent attacks which occur... Read more ►

December 28, 2016 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Looting, arbitrary arrest, torture, forced labour by Burma Army in Muse, northern Shan State

Looting, damage of villagers’ houses by Burma Army ID 33 troops in Pang Hsai, northern Shan State On 30 November 2016, Burma Army troops under Infantry Division 33 looted and damaged fourteen houses at Wan Khong Long village, Pang Hsai, Muse township, northern Shan State... Read more ►

December 19, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: “We are at Breaking Point”-Rohingya: Persecuted in Myanmar, Neglected in Bangladesh

This report documents a campaign of violence by the Myanmar security forces against Rohingya since 9 October 2016. Soldiers and police have randomly fired on and killed civilians, raped women and girls, torched whole villages and arbitrarily arrested Rohingya men without any... Read more ►

December 19, 2016 • Author: Naushawng Education Network

Leadership Modalities Among Kachin Communities: Potential Impact Upon Peace & Conflict

The study seeks to examine leadership modalities amongst Kachin communities 1 , taking into consideration the perspectives of youth and older persons, as well as potential impacts upon peace and conflict. Whilst conducted at a time of ongoing conflict between the Myanmar mil... Read more ►

December 19, 2016 • Author: Progressive Voice

Briefing Paper: Where Do We Go from Here? A Snapshot of Recent Developments for Refugees Along the Thailand-Myanmar Border

Progressive Voice releases a new briefing paper on recent developments and their impact on the return discourse for refugees along the Thailand-Myanmar border. Increasing armed conflict and militarization throughout ethnic areas, including in southeastern Myanmar where the M... Read more ►

December 16, 2016 • Author: Nang Shining / The Transnational Institute

Hydropower in Myanmar: For Whose Benefit?

Amidst the many challenges Myanmar now faces, the threats to the environment are urgent – and they are growing more extreme. The situation is especially serious in the case of mega dams and hydropower where a host of projects are being promoted, without appropriate plannin... Read more ►

December 16, 2016 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Briefing: Time for a rethink on policy towards Burma’s military

The commentary briefing paper argues that the international community has yet to develop a strategy for effectively promoting human rights under the new political structure in Burma, which now has two power bases, the military, and the National League for Democracy led gover... Read more ►

December 15, 2016 • Author: International Crisis Group

Myanmar: A New Muslim Insurgency in Rakhine State

Executive Summary The deadly attacks on Border Guard Police (BGP) bases in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State on 9 October 2016 and the days following, and a serious escalation on 12 November when a senior army officer was killed, signify the emergence of a new Muslim insurg... Read more ►

December 13, 2016 • Author: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

အခ်ိန္ဆုိင္းငံ့ေနျခင္း။ ။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံရွိ ရုိဟင္ဂ်ာ္မူစလင္မ်ားအေပၚ ဆက္လက္ညႇဥ္းပန္းႏွိပ္ဆက္ေနမႈ

လြန္ခဲ့သည့္ေလးႏွစ္ေက်ာ္ ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ ဂိုဏ္းဂဏဆုိင္ရာအၾကမ္းဖက္မႈ ဒီလႈိင္းႏွစ္ႀကိမ္ရိုက္ခတ... Read more ►

December 13, 2016 • Author: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Suspended in Time: The Ongoing Persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Burma

More than four years ago, two waves of sectarian violence struck Rakhine State. In the time since, Rohingya Muslims, Rakhine Buddhists, and individuals of other ethnicities and beliefs throughout the state have suffered grievous deprivations of basic rights, including inadeq... Read more ►

December 13, 2016 • Author: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

Hidden Plight: Christian Minorities in Burma

The notion of “protecting race and religion” in Burma (also known as Myanmar) harks back to the anti-colonialist, nationalist motto a myo ba tha tha thatana, calling on ethnic Burmans to protect their race, language, and religion. It has its roots in the saying “to be ... Read more ►

December 13, 2016 • Author: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

ဖုံးကြယ္ထားသည့္ အတိဒုကၡ။ ။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံရွိ ခရစ္ယာန္ လူနည္းစုမ်ား

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံရွိ အမ်ိဳးဘာသာသာသနာထိန္းသိမ္းေရးဟူသည္႔အေတြးအေခၚမွာ ကုိလုိနီဆန္႔က်င္ေရး အမ်ိဳးသား... Read more ►

December 7, 2016 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

Dooplaya Situation Update: Kawkareik Township, June 2015 to August 2016

This Situation Update describes events occurring in Kawkareik Township, Dooplaya District during the period between June 2015 and August 2016, including education, health, militarisation, KNLA forced recruitment, civilians’ livelihoods, and development projects. In... Read more ►