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

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

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May 26, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Dispatches: Burma’s Muslims Face Long Walks to Pray during Ramadan

  Two police officers guard one of the closed madrasas in Thaketa Township, Rangoon, after authorities inspected the building, April 29, 2017. On the eve of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Muslims in Burma’s Thaketa Township in Rangoon will have even fewer ... Read more ►

May 25, 2017 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

မိုင္းကိုင္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္ရွိ ေက်ာက္မီးေသြးကိုဆက္လက္တူးေဖာ္ျခင္းသည္ ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္ ေတာင္ပိုင္း ၏ ေရအရင္းအျမစ္အေပၚ ဆိုးက်ိဳးမ်ားသက္ေရာက္ေစ

ျပည္သူလူထုေတြဆႏၵျပ ေနသည့္ၾကားကမိုင္းကိုင္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္ရွိေက်ာက္မီးေသြးကိုကုမၸဏီ ႏွစ္ခု ဆက္လက္တူးေဖ... Read more ►

May 25, 2017 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Coal mining in Mong Kung threatens vital southern Shan State water source

The decision of two mining companies to continue coal excavation in Mong Kung township despite strong local opposition, threatens to block and pollute the headwaters of the Nam Teng river, one of the main waterways in southern Shan State, relied upon by thousands of farmers.... Read more ►

May 25, 2017 • Author: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

အေမရိကန္ျပည္ေထာာင္စု ႏုိင္ငံတကာ ဘာသာေရးလြတ္လပ္မႈေကာ္မရွင္။ ။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ – ၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္ ႏွစ္ပတ္လည္အစီရင္ခံစာ

  အစီရင္ခံစာ အျပည့္အစုံကုိ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူႏုိင္သည္။ ... Read more ►

May 25, 2017 • Author: The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom: Burma Chapter-2017 Annual Report

The year 2016 marked a historic and peaceful transition of government in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Yet while the political handover occurred without incident, conditions during the year continued to decline for Rohingya Muslims, as well as for other religious and ethnic ... Read more ►

May 24, 2017 • Author: Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Centre

Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center : Briefing No. 20

The Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong will convene in Naypyidaw today thru May 28, 2017. Representatives of the government, parliament, Tatmadaw, political parties, and ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) are present for the conference. However, the United Natio... Read more ►

May 24, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

Without Justice there can be no Peace

Civil society expectations from the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference Today the Government will host the second session of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference in Naypyidaw. As civil society organizations (CSOs) have been barred from the Union Peace Dialogue Joint... Read more ►

May 23, 2017 • Author: Transnational Institute

Re-Asserting Control: Voluntary Return, Restitution and the Right to Land for IDPs and Refugees in Myanmar

As initiatives continue towards political reform and peace-building in Myanmar, land rights and human settlement is one of the most integral challenges facing the country. Nearly seven decades of internal war have had a devastating impact, with consequences still felt today... Read more ►

May 23, 2017 • Author: The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund

Lives on Hold: Making sure no child is left behind in Myanmar

Ending the long-running conflicts and intercommunal violence that have plagued the country for decades – and tackling the issues of self-governance, resource-sharing and ethnic identity that have perpetuated them – is a key stated ambition of the Government of the Nation... Read more ►

May 17, 2017 • Author: Global Witness

Jade and the Generals

As Myanmar gears up for  national peace talks, our new film reveals how the jade riches of Kachin State are helping to incentivise and fuel deadly armed conflict. Never before seen footage and interviews reveal the fear and destruction wrought by the powerful elites wh... Read more ►

May 16, 2017 • Author: Burmese Rohingya Organisation​ ​ UK

Burned, Stabbed and Shot – Physical Evidence of Atrocities Committed against the Rohingya

On October 9th 2016, the long saga of oppression endured by Myanmar’s Rohingya minority entered a new phase. For the first time in a generation, members of the group staged an armed attack, on this occasion against three Border Guard Police (BGP) posts in Rakhine State, ki... Read more ►

May 10, 2017 • Author: Bertil Lintner, Project 2049 Institute

The People’s Republic of China and Burma: Not Only Pauk -Phaw

Introduction: Pauk-Phaw and its Evolution Pauk-Phaw was a term coined in the 1950s to describe the supposedly friendly and close relationship between China and Burma. It may be translated as “fraternal” but, according to Burma expert David Steinberg, it “has a closer C... Read more ►

May 5, 2017 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Urgent Humanitarian Situation Update in Northern Shan State

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May 4, 2017 • Author: Sai Wansai/Transnational Institute

Jump-starting the stalled peace process: Is Revitalization of the 1961 Federal Amendment Proposal the Way to Go?

Introduction: The Contemporary Impasse With the Union Peace Conference, known as the “21st Century Panglong”, rescheduled to start on 24 May, we are about to revisit some highly sensitive issues in Myanmar’s recent past that were very wrongly handled at the time. If th... Read more ►

May 3, 2017 • Author: UNHCR Regional Office for South-East Asia

Mixed Movements in South-East Asia -2016

2016 was the fifth consecutive year of large-scale movements of Rohingya refugees from Rakhine state in Myanmar to other countries by land or sea, bringing the estimated total since 2012 to 168,500. A year-by-year breakdown of the outflow is presented below. Following vio... Read more ►