Progressive Voice - Press Releases (340 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

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္ http://www.burmapartnership.org/  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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February 22, 2017 • Author: Burma Link, Karen Student Network Group and Karen Youth Organisation

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏အေျပာင္းအလဲလုပ္ေဆာင္မူေပၚတြင္ ဒုကၡသည္ လူငယ္မ်ားအခြင့္အေရးရွိျပီးပါဝင္ရန္ ထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

ေဖေဖာ္ဝါရီ ၂၂ ရက္၊ ၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္တြင္ ဘားမားလင့္ခ္ (Burma Link)၊ ကရင္ေက်ာင္းသားကြန္ယက္အဖြဲ႕ (Karen Student Network Group) ႏွင့္ ... Read more ►

February 22, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Politics of demonization’ breeding division and fear: Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017

Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017 Risk of domino effect as powerful states backtrack on human rights commitments Salil Shetty, head of the global movement, warns that “never again” has become meaningless as states fail to react to mass at... Read more ►

February 22, 2017 • Author: Burma Link, Karen Student Network Group and Karen Youth Organisation

Refugee Youth Must Have the Opportunity to Participate in Burma’s Transition

Today, Burma Link, Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) and Karen Youth Organisation (KYO) launch a documentary, “Unrecognized Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth.” The documentary amplifies the voices of displaced ethnic youth on the Thai... Read more ►

February 17, 2017 • Author: United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

Cox’s Bazar: UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar to visit Bangladesh

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will undertake a visit to Bangladesh from 20 to 23 February to visit various locations in Cox’s Bazar, where the population who had fled from Myanmar since 9 October 2016 are re... Read more ►

February 14, 2017 • Author: Phan Foundation

2016 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award Goes to Sa Thu Hlaing Win of Irrawaddy Delta

The Phan Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of 2016 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award, is Sa Thu Hlaing Win of the Western Pwo Karen Culture and Literature Group (WPKCLG). The Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award is given annually to outstanding young leaders and come... Read more ►

February 10, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Suspend copper mine linked to ongoing human rights abuses

The Myanmar authorities must immediately halt operations at a giant copper mine co-owned by a Chinese company and the Myanmar military, which continues to be plagued by human rights abuses, Amnesty International said today in a new report. The Letpadaung mine is operated by ... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

ND-Burma မွ ျပဳစုုထားသည့္ ၂၀၁၆ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာအရ လူ႔အခြင့္အ ေရးက်ဴးလြန္ခ်ိဳးေဖာက္မႈမ်ား သိသိသာသာ မ်ားျပားလာျခင္း

ND-Burma မွ ယေန႔ထုုတ္ျပန္သည့္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုုႏွစ္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာ အရလူ႔အ ခြင့္အေရးခ်ိဳးေဖာက္မ... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

ND-Burma 2016 Report Finds Dramatic Increase Human Rights Violations

ND-Burma today releases its 2016 report on the human rights situation in Burma/Myanmar, which shows a dramatic increase in the number of human rights violations committed. Some of the key findings in the report include: 154 human rights violations were recorded in 2016. Thi... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Universal Periodic Review

News from our Regional Offices

Geneva, Switzerland: UPR Info opened two regional offices in 2015, one for Africa (in June) and another one for Asia (in May). Due to organisational and internal restructuring it was decided to close the UPR Info Asia office in December 2016. UPR Info Africa is officially re... Read more ►

February 5, 2017 • Author: The Centre for Research on Multinational Coorporations, Action Labor Rights and Labour Rights Defenders & Promoters

Garment industry in Myanmar far from fair

Amsterdam, 5 February 2017— After years of sanctions, trade with Myanmar (formerly Burma) has started to flow. Low wages and favourable trade conditions are luring garment production from the region to this fragile democracy. Big and lesser known European brands are te... Read more ►

February 3, 2017 • Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Devastating Cruelty against Rohingya Children, Women and Men Detailed in UN Human Rights Report

GENEVA (3 February 2017) – Mass gang-rape, killings – including of babies and young children, brutal beatings, disappearances and other serious human rights violations by Myanmar’s security forces in a sealed-off area north of Maungdaw in northern Rakhine State have b... Read more ►

February 2, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Now

Miki House and Wacoal Should Take Effective Action to Improve Working Conditions in their Supplier Sewing Factories in Myanmar.

Human Rights Now has been sending their staff to Myanmar and has been investigated work environment in sewing factories in the country cooperating with NGO Action Labour Rights.  In the course of the investigations, Human Rights Now interviewed workers in supplier factories... Read more ►

January 30, 2017 • Author: Christian Solidarity Worldwide

BURMA: CSW CONDEMNS ASSASSINATION OF LAWYER U KO NI

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today condemned the assassination of U Ko Ni, a prominent lawyer and advisor to the National League for Democracy (NLD), and expressed condolences to his grieving family and friends. U Ko Ni, a constitutional expert advising Burma’s Sta... Read more ►

January 30, 2017 • Author: Fortify Rights

Myanmar: Ensure Accountability for Murder of Prominent Lawyer U Ko Ni and Taxi Driver U Nay Win

(YANGON, January 30, 2017)—The Government of Myanmar should hold to account those responsible for the fatal shootings of U Ko Ni and U Nay Win at Yangon International Airport, Fortify Rights said today. A gunman shot and killed Muslim lawyer and human rights advocate U Ko ... Read more ►

January 30, 2017 • Author: Association of Human Rights Defenders and Promoters

လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးကာကြယ္ျမွင့္တင္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႕၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

အမ်ိဳးသားဒီမိုကေရစီအဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ (NLD) ပါတီ၏ ဗဟိုဥပေဒ အေထာက္အကူျပဳ/ဥပေဒအႀကံေပး အဖြဲ႕၀င္ တရားလႊတ္ေတာ္ေရ... Read more ►