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 www.burmapartnership.org

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September 27, 2016 • Author: Christian Solidarity Worldwide

BURMA: CSW Urges Rakhine State Government to Halt Plans to Demolish Rohingya Mosques

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today calls on the Rakhine (Arakhan) State Government, Burma, to halt plans to demolish more than 3,000 buildings associated with the Rohingya population on the pretext that they have been built illegally. This includes 12 mosques and 35 ... Read more ►

September 26, 2016 • Author: United Nationalities Federal Council

နိုင်ငံရေးဆိုင်ရာ ညှိနှိုင်းဆွေးနွေးရေး ကိုယ်စားလှယ်အဖွဲ့ Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) သတင်းထုတ်ပြန်ချက်

၁။ ၂၀၁၆ ခုနှစ်၊ စက်တင်ဘာလ (၂၅) ရက်နေ့တွင် UNFC ၏ နိုင်ငံရေးဆိုင်ရာညှိနှိုင်းဆွေးနွေးရေး ကိုယ်စားလှယ်အ... Read more ►

September 25, 2016 • Author: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners

AAPP launches report entitled ‘Prison Conditions in Burma and the Potential for Prison Reform’

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) has today – 25 September 2016 – published a report entitled ‘Prisons Conditions in Burma and the Potential for Prison Reform’. The report will be available on AAPP’s website in English and Burmese. The repor... Read more ►

September 23, 2016 • Author: 11 Rohingya Organizations

Stop Plands to Demolish Mosques, Madrasas and Rohingyas’ Houses

We, the undersigned organizations, strongly condemned the Arakan (Rakhine) State government’s plans to demolish more than 3000 Rohingyas’ buildings, including 12 mosques and 35 madrasas, in the townships of Maungdaw and Buthidaung, under the pretext of illegal constructi... Read more ►

September 19, 2016 • Author: Members and Observers of the European Burma Network

EU Must Continue UN General Assembly Resolution on Burma

Statement by members and observers of the European Burma Network We are concerned by information we have received that the European Union has decided not to go ahead with a resolution on human rights in Burma at the current session of the UN General Assembly. Only one of the... Read more ►

September 15, 2016 • Author: Fortify Rights

U.S.: Lifting Sanctions on Myanmar Puts Human Rights Progress At Risk

YANGON, September 15, 2016)—A decision by U.S. President Barack Obama to lift all remaining sanctions on Myanmar could pose a threat to peace, the democratic transition, and the protection of human rights in the country, Fortify Rights said today. An Executive Order must b... Read more ►

September 15, 2016 • Author: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners-Burma’s Statement

We congratulate you on what appears to be a highly successful visit to the United Kingdom and United States of America. After having the opportunity to discuss ongoing human rights issues in Burma with British Prime Minister Theresa May and United States President Barack Ob... Read more ►

September 14, 2016 • Author: U.S. Senator Bob Corker

Bob Corker Statement on Meeting with Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Senator Says He is “Somewhat Appalled” by Dismissive Reaction to Human Trafficking Concerns WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement after a breakfast meeting with Burmese... Read more ►

September 14, 2016 • Author: Senator Cory Gardner

Gardner Introduces Bill to Assist Democratic Transition and Spur Economic Development in Burma

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy, along with Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) today introduced the Empower Burma Act, legislation that aims to assist in... Read more ►

September 14, 2016 • Author: U.S. Department of State

Terminating the National Emergency for Burma

On September 14, President Obama announced his intent to terminate the National Emergency with respect to Burma, nearly 20 years after economic and financial sanctions were first imposed on Burma. The announcement came after the President met and discussed these issues with ... Read more ►

September 14, 2016 • Author: The White House

Presidential Proclamation to the Congress — Restoring Burma’s Trade Benefits Under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)

TO MODIFY DUTY-FREE TREATMENT UNDER THE GENERALIZED SYSTEM OF PREFERENCES BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION 1. Section 502 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the “1974 Act”) (19 U.S.C. 2462), authorizes the President to designate ... Read more ►

September 14, 2016 • Author: The White House

Joint Statement between the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the United States of America

At the invitation of President Barack Obama, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, is on an official visit to Washington, D.C. in September 2016. During the visit, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and President Obama held a meet... Read more ►

September 13, 2016 • Author: Karen National Union

Karen National Union Statement on Military Activities by Government Tatmadaw (Army) and BGF Forces in Mae Thawaw Region in Contact with Pa-an and Papun Districts

The Karen National Union (KNU) has signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement with the Union of Myanmar Government and has given priority to the peace processes and has been undertaking the realization of them with the Union Government, including the Tatmadaw. While undert... Read more ►

September 13, 2016 • Author: 10 Downing Street and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP

PM meeting with Burmese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

A Downing Street spokesperson said: The Prime Minister welcomed Burmese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to Downing Street today for bilateral discussions, in Aung San Suu Kyi’s first visit outside of Asia since her National League for Democracy party’s historic electio... Read more ►

September 13, 2016 • Author: United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Cardin, McCain Introduce Legislation to Support Burma During Historic Political, Economic Transition, Remain Focused on Human Rights Issues

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the Committee on Foreign Relations, and John McCain (R-Ariz.), Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services, introduced legislation today to lend additional U.S. support to Burma’s ongoing political transiti... Read more ►