Progressive Voice - Press Releases (253 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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June 29, 2017 • Author: Shan State Farmers’ Network (Nam Ma)

600 villagers hold forest blessing ceremony to oppose coal mining in Nam Ma

On June 23, 2017, about 600 people from over 30 villages gathered in Nam Ma village tract, Hsipaw township, northern Shan State, to hold a religious ceremony to bless the forest and call for a stop to coal mining in the area. The ceremony, led by fifteen monks, was held at t... Read more ►

June 29, 2017 • Author: Reporters Without Borders

Burma : Three Journalists Jailed after Covering illegal Armed Group’s Event

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the release of three journalists who were arrested after covering an event organized by an illegal armed group, and urges the authorities to drop the charges brought against them under the draconian Unlawful Associations Act. ... Read more ►

June 29, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Burma: Drop Charges Against 3 Journalists

(Bangkok) – Burmese authorities should immediately drop charges against three journalists for news gathering at a public event organized by the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) in northern Shan State, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 26, 2017, the Burmese mil... Read more ►

June 28, 2017 • Author: Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand

Statement on the Arrest of Three Journalists in Myanmar

The professional membership of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) is deeply concerned by the Myanmar military’s detention of three local journalists earlier this week in eastern Shan State. Thein Zaw from The Irrawaddy as well as Aye Nai and Pyae... Read more ►

June 28, 2017 • Author: International Federation of Journalists

Myanmar Journalists Detained by the Military

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Myanmar Journalists Association (MJA) in strongly criticizing the arrest and detention of three journalists by the army in Myanmar’s northeastern Shan state on Monday, June 26, 2017. The IFJ and MJA... Read more ►

June 27, 2017 • Author: Committee to Protect Journalists

Myanmar Detains Three Journalists who Reported on Outlawed Group

Washington D.C., June 27, 2017–Myanmar authorities should immediately release three journalists arrested in northern Shan state yesterday on accusations of unlawful association after they covered an event organized by an armed ethnic group that is banned by authoritie... Read more ►

June 27, 2017 • Author: Nirmala Carvalho/Cardinal Charles

Myanmar Cardinal Calls for Independent Investigation of War Crime Allegations

Cardinal Charles Bo has called on the government of Myanmar to move away from “positions that are not conducive to peace and its good name in the international community,” but also called on the supporters of the Rohingyas to “move forward maximizing peace based on jus... Read more ►

June 27, 2017 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Min Aung Hlaing: Free Detained Journalists Now

Burma Campaign UK today called on Min Aung Hlaing, head of the Burmese military, to immediately free three journalists detained by his soldiers on 26th June. Burma Campaign UK is asking supporters to bombard Min Aung Hlaing’s social media accounts with messages demanding t... Read more ►

June 26, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Release Journalists Immediately

The Myanmar authorities must immediately release three journalists, who were detained while carrying out their work in conflict-afflicted northern Shan State, Amnesty International said today. Aye Nai and Pyae Phone Naing, both reporters for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DV... Read more ►

June 26, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

US: Return Burma, Iraq to Child Soldier List

(Washington, DC, June 26, 2017) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson should return Burma and Iraq to the US list of governments using child soldiers, Human Rights Watch said today. Reuters reported that Tillerson overruled State Department officials and senior US diplomat... Read more ►

June 22, 2017 • Author: International Federation of Journalists

Media Crackdown Continues: Journalists Charged with Defamation in Myanmar

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Myanmar Journalist Association (MJA) in strongly criticizing the charges of criminal defamation against three journalists. The IFJ and MJA called for the all charges of criminal defamation against jou... Read more ►

June 21, 2017 • Author: Reporters Without Borders

Burma’s Courts Must Not Help Military to Persecute Journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the release of Kyaw Min Swe, the editor of The Voice Daily, who is being held under Burma’s 2013 Telecommunications Law as a result of a complaint by the military about a satirical article, and again urges the authorities to ame... Read more ►

June 19, 2017 • Author: Committee to Protect Journalists

Three Journalists Charged with Defamation in Myanmar

Bangkok, June 19, 2017–Authorities in Myanmar should immediately drop all criminal proceedings against three journalists charged with defamation and should strike all criminal defamation laws from the books, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Htay Lwin, a... Read more ►

June 19, 2017 • Author: Inclusive Development International and Tar Kaw Paw

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအတြင္းရွိ ကရင္ျပည္သူလူထုမ်ားမွ ထုိင္းႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္ကုိ ေတာင္းဆုိလိုက္သည္

  သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ျမန္မာဘာသာကုိ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူႏုိင္သည္။ ... Read more ►

June 19, 2017 • Author: Inclusive Development International and Tar Kaw Paw

Karen Communities in Myanmar File Complaint with Thai Human Rights Commission: Stop Harmful Coal Mine

(June 19, 2017) Representatives of indigenous Karen communities in Myanmar this week filed a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand alleging human rights violations resulting from the activities of Thai companies operating an open-pit coal mine. The ... Read more ►