Progressive Voice - Statements (233 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 23, 2017 • Author: Northern Alliance-Burma

The released Statement of Northern Alliance (Burma) on Peace Dialogue

At the invitation of H.E. Mr. Sun Guoxiang, Special Envoy of Asian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affair of China, on 19 January 2017, our Northern Alliance-Burma (KIA, TNLA, MNDAA, and AA) held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Sun Guoxiang in Kunming, Yunnan province, in the Peo... Read more ►

January 22, 2017 • Author: Mandalay LGBTIQA community & Mandalay civilians who demand ruling of law

Statement on “ Myo Ko Ko San” the Transgender Beauty Queen Detained by the Police

The young Myanmar LGBTIQA icon, Miss International Queen Myanmar Myo Ko Ko San, a native of Mandalay Division, was detained as a suspect by four plainclothes officers upon her arrival from Bangkok at the Yangon International Airport Immigration Department at 9:38 PM on 17 Ja... Read more ►

January 20, 2017 • Author: Yanghee Lee/ UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

End of Mission Statement by Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

Thank you for the opportunity to address you this evening. As you know I have just completed a 12-day visit to Myanmar and have visited parts of Kachin, Rakhine and Mon States as well as Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw. In Kachin, I stayed one night in Myitkyina as I was not allowe... Read more ►

January 19, 2017 • Author: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Final Communiqué Extraordinary Session of The OIC Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) on The Situation of The Rohingya Muslim Minority in Myanmar

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) convened an Extraordinary Session on the Situation of the Rohingya Muslim Minority in Myanmar, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 19 January 2017, under the Chairmanship of Malaysia. The Meeting exp... Read more ►

January 18, 2017 • Author: 41 Myanmar Civil Society Organizations

Call for a Truly Independent Investigation into the Situation in Rakhine State

ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္အတြင္းရွိ အေျခအေနအရပ္ရပ္ကို နားလည္သိရွိေစရန္၊ အမွန္တကယ္သးီျခား လြတ္လပ္ေသာ စံုစမ္းစ... Read more ►

January 14, 2017 • Author: Asia-Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists

APFEJ Asks for Stern Action against Scribe’s Killer

Dhaka: Asia-Pacific Forum of Environmental Journalists (APFEJ), while appreciating the  Myanmar police for arresting  three persons suspecting their role in the murder of Soe Moe Tun on 13 December last, urged  the authority for stringent action against the culprits. The ... Read more ►

January 13, 2017 • Author: Ta'ang Students and Youth Union and Ta'ang Women's Organization

TWO and TSYU strongly condemn Burmese Tatmadaw which killed 2 villagers and wounded 10 villagers in Namsan Township

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December 21, 2016 • Author: Health Convergence Core Group

Statement of the Health Seminar

A health seminar titled “Seminar to Strengthen the Decentralized Health System in Burma/Myanmar,” organized by the Health Convergence Core Group (HCCG), was successfully held on 19th – 20th December 2016 in Mae Sot, Thailand. Ninety representatives from the Republic of... Read more ►

December 21, 2016 • Author: Health Convergence Core Group

က်န္းမာေရးဆိုင္ရာႏွီးေႏွာဖလွယ္ပြဲ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

Seminar to Strengthen the Decentralized Health System in Burma/Myanmar ေခါင္းစဥ္ျဖင့္ က်န္းမာေရးဆိုင္ရာ ႏွီးေႏွာဖလွယ္ပြဲကို ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ဒီဇင္ဘ... Read more ►

December 16, 2016 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

APHR: ASEAN Foreign Ministers in Myanmar Should Address Rohingya Crisis Head-on

JAKARTA, 16 December 2016 — Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi’s decision to call an emergency meeting of ASEAN foreign ministers to discuss the situation in Rakhine State should be seen an opportunity, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today. Th... Read more ►

December 15, 2016 • Author: 132 ASEAN Organizations

Laos: On Fourth Anniversary of Enforced Disappearance, Civil Society Demands to know: “Where is Sombath Somphone?”

Bangkok, 15 December 2016: On the fourth anniversary of the enforced disappearance of prominent Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone, we, the undersigned organizations, condemn the Lao PDR government’s ongoing failure to adequately investigate Sombath’s disappearanc... Read more ►

December 14, 2016 • Author: 313 Civil Society Organizations

Tanintharyi Development Projects Must not Proceed without Transparency and Accountability

We, the undersigned civil society organizations working in Myanmar, are troubled to learn that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 13 December 2016 between Noble Prince Company Limited, Sun and Rainbow Company Limited and Power China International Group Limited... Read more ►

December 13, 2016 • Author: Students and Youth Congress of Burma

ေျမာက္ပိုင္း တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္မဟာမိတ္အဖဲြ႔မ်ားအား အၾကမ္းဖက္အဖဲြ႔အစည္း ဟု ေခၚေဝၚသံုးနႈန္းျခင္း နွင့္ ဆက္လက္ထိုးစစ္...

တနိုင္ငံလံုး ပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရး ေၾကျငာျပီးေနာက္ နိုင္ငံေရးအရ ေတြ႔ဆံုေဆြးေႏြးရန္ အစိုးရက... Read more ►

December 13, 2016 • Author: The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development

Burma/Myanmar: Allow investigation to crisis in Rakhine State

(Bangkok, 13 December 2016) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) expresses deep concern over the reported mass atrocities, killings and displacement of Rohingya community. FORUM-ASIA calls upon the Government of Burma/Myanmar to ensure the protec... Read more ►

December 13, 2016 • Author: United Nationalities Federal Council

UNFC statement on Clarification on In-Country Peace Building

To inform the wider public, the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) would like to clarify the situations regarding peace talks and military offensives on the ground. 1. As the civil war, which has been going on for nearly 70 years in Burma/Myanmar, is rooted in polit... Read more ►