Progressive Voice - Resources (201 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 www.burmapartnership.org

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September 28, 2016 • Author: Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland

Ann Din Coal Power Plant: Local Movement and Action to Preserve and Protect Natural Resources and Land: Mon IDP Report Case Study #4

The following case study is from the joint report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma” by Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), Burma Link, and Burma Partnership, which was launched in a press conference in Rangoon on August 12th and ... Read more ►

September 26, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

JSMK Update: Treating More than One Problem

Treating More than One Problem When Naw PSN (40 years old) arrived at JSMK she complained of fever, diarrhea, vomiting and weakness. A week before coming she miscarried her 4-month pregnancy and bled heavily. She looked tired and sick.... Read more ►

September 26, 2016 • Author: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners

“Prison Conditions in Burma and The Potential for Prison Reform” Report

As Burma emerges from decades of authoritarian rule and international isolation, the issue of human rights and human rights abuses has been of large concern to many actors involved. Holding those accountable for crimes committed in the past has been at the forefront for many... Read more ►

September 26, 2016 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

Hpa-an Situation Update: Hlaingbwe and Paingkyon townships, March to May 2016

This Situation Update describes events occurring in Hlaingbwe and Paingkyon townships, Hpa-an District between March and May 2016, including the building of stupas, road construction, taxation and healthcare. In April 2016 Sayadaw U Thuzana instructed his followers to bui... Read more ►

September 19, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Burma Army and Proxy Army Send IDP’s Running in Hpa-An district, Karen State

4,000 ethnic Karen were sent running from their homes by a sudden surge in violence in the Karen State. Burma Army-proxy Border Guard Force (BGF) attacked a faction of the DKBA or the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army. The fighting occurred along a stretch of the Mae Tha Waw ro... Read more ►

September 14, 2016 • Author: Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland

Burma Army Continues to Act with Impunity1: Case Study #3

The following case study is from the joint report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma” by Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), Burma Link, and Burma Partnership, which was launched in a press conference in Rangoon on August 12th and ... Read more ►

September 14, 2016 • Author: Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland

Landmine Victim in Jo Haprao, Bee Ree: Mon IDP Report Case Study #2

The following case study is from the joint report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma” by Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), Burma Link, and Burma Partnership, which was launched in a press conference in Rangoon on August 12th and ... Read more ►

September 13, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Western Burma Chin Report: Village Bulldozed by Burma Government Authorities in Chin State

Burmese government operated backhoe loader removing structures in Bualpui village on August 31st, 2016. Falam Township, Chin state. In August 2016, Free Burma Rangers in Chin State, Western Burma, conducted a follow up relief mission in Falam township to examine the living ... Read more ►

September 13, 2016 • Author: Global Witness and Natural Resource Governance Institute

Beneficial Ownership: Tackling Hidden Company Ownership Through Myanmar’s EITI Process

Myanmar is one of many countries where the oil, gas and mining industries have long been synonymous with secrecy and dirty dealing. Too often resource riches which could be used to lift populations out of poverty instead fall into the hands of corrupt elites. The Extractive ... Read more ►

September 13, 2016 • Author: Global Witness

As Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Makes Historic U.S. Visit, Industry Lobbying and Vested Interests Jeapordise Obama Foreign Policy Legacy

U.S. industry lobbying to roll back sanctions on Myanmar (Burma) before critical reforms in the country have kicked in risks undoing its fragile progress towards democracy, prosperity and peace, Global Witness said today. The warning comes as President Obama prepares to welc... Read more ►

September 13, 2016 • Author: Center for Strategic and International Studies

Armed Forces and Democratization in Myanmar: Why the U.S. Military Should Engage the Tatmadaw

Even after the November 2015 landslide electoral victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy the armed forces of Myanmar (Burma) continue to be the country’s most powerful political institution. This is hardly surprising. The Burmese military—also known... Read more ►

September 12, 2016 • Author: Center for Strategic and International Studies

Myanmar’s New Dawn : Opportunities for Aung San Suu Kyi and U.S.-Myanmar Relations

Five months after Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) swept to power in Myanmar in April following their stunning landslide victory in the November 2015 national elections, the new government is still very much in transition. Although the military th... Read more ►

September 12, 2016 • Author: Kachin Alliance

Kachin Alliance: Open letter to President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, We, the Kachin Alliance, write to express gratitude for President Obama’s tireless efforts in advancing and deepening the United States’ engagement in Asia Pacific. ... Read more ►

September 8, 2016 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Latest Burma Army attack on strategic SSPP/SSA mountain base stokes fears of major war escalation

Latest Burma Army attack on strategic SSPP/SSA mountain base stokes fears of major war escalation and new displacement in central Shan State SHRF strongly condemns the recent Burma Army attack on a strategic mountain base of the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSP... Read more ►

August 30, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Attacks Against the Kachin, Shan and Ta’ang Escalate as Peace Talks Near

The conflict in Kachin state continues to escalate in Kachin State and Northern Shan State. Clashes and infantry assaults backed by mortar attacks are now a daily occurrence, and civilians are frequently caught in the crossfire. Burma Army soldiers backed by local militias, ... Read more ►