Progressive Voice - Statements (280 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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September 1, 2017 • Author: The British Government, South East Asia Department

Response from the British government to the latest crisis in Rakhine State

This is the response from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to Burma Campaign UK supporters who emailed them to call for a UN Security Council meeting on the crisis in Rakhine State:   31 August 2017 Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for getting in touch about the situation in... Read more ►

August 31, 2017 • Author: 16 International NGOs in Myanmar

Statement of INGO’s in Myanmar

As international NGOs working in Myanmar, we strongly condemn the attacks carried out on 25 August and subsequent violence across northern Rakhine State. We express our heartfelt sympathies for those who have lost loved ones and all those affected by the violence, and we ur... Read more ►

August 30, 2017 • Author: World Food Programme

World Food Programme Statement On Northern Rakhine State

WFP is aware of new photographs circulating on social media of WFP-branded high energy biscuits and WFP-marked food bags which were allegedly found at various sites in Maungdaw Township. WFP takes any allegations of food diversions very seriously and considers any manipulati... Read more ►

August 28, 2017 • Author: Refugees International

Refugees International Deeply Alarmed by Violence in Myanmar

Refugees International (RI) is deeply alarmed by the recent violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State and the dire consequences for innocent civilians. RI condemns the attacks by Rohingya militants on police as well as the heavy-handed response of the Myanmar military. Reports... Read more ►

August 28, 2017 • Author: Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General

Statement Attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Myanmar

The Secretary-General is deeply concerned at the reports of civilians being killed during security operations in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. This latest round of violence comes after the attacks on Myanmar security forces on 25 August. The Secretary-General, who condemned tho... Read more ►

August 27, 2017 • Author: International Crisis Group

ရခိုုင္ျပည္နယ္၌ တိုုက္ခိုုက္ခံရမႈမ်ားအၿပီးတြင္ ျမန္မာႏိုုင္ငံသည္ ပဋိပကၡအသစ္တစ္ခုုသိုု႔ ခ်ဥ္းနင္းဝင္ေရာက္

ၾသဂုုတ္လ ၂၅ ရက္ေန႔ အေစာပိုုင္းအခ်ိန္မ်ားတြင္ ၎တိုု႔ကိုုယ္ ၎တိုု႔ အဂၤလိပ္လိုု Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) (ရခိုုင... Read more ►

August 27, 2017 • Author: International Crisis Group

Myanmar Tips into New Crisis after Rakhine State Attacks

The Rohingya insurgent attacks that killed twelve Myanmar soldiers and officials and perhaps 77 of their own number is a serious escalation of a ten-month-old crisis. They make implementation of this week’s recommendations to address Rohingya grievances from Kofi Annan’s... Read more ►

August 25, 2017 • Author: Kofi Annan, Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

Statement by Kofi Annan, Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

As Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State I am gravely concerned by, and strongly condemn, the recent attacks in Rakhine State. I am saddened to hear of the loss of life of members of the security forces. The alleged scale and gravity of these attacks mark a worry... Read more ►

August 25, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Ministry of Defence’s Refusal to Relocate Military-owned Acid Factory Threatens Health of Local Community

Amnesty International is disappointed by the decision by the Ministry of Defence to refuse to relocate the Moe Gyo sulphuric acid factory in Sagaing region, north-western Myanmar, which poses severe risks to the health of the community living in the surrounding area. The fac... Read more ►

August 25, 2017 • Author: US Department of State

Attacks in Rakhine State and Release of the Rakhine Advisory Commission Report

The United States strongly condemns deadly attacks on security forces in Burma’s northern Rakhine State. We extend our condolences to the victims and their families. As government and security forces act to prevent further violence and bring those responsible for the attac... Read more ►

August 25, 2017 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

APHR Statement on Developments in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

On behalf of the membership of ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights, who hail from legislatures across Southeast Asia, I am alarmed by the latest developments in northern Rakhine State in Myanmar, which has seen a dramatic escalation of violence and a heightened risk of a... Read more ►

August 25, 2017 • Author: European Union External Action

European Union External Action: Statement by the Spokesperson on the Final report of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, Myanmar

The final report of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State headed by Dr Kofi Annan, presented yesterday in Myanmar, puts forward crucial recommendations for the economic and social development in Rakhine State. The recommendations, if implemented with full ownership of all... Read more ►

August 25, 2017 • Author: France Diplomatie

Burma/Myanmar – Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

We applaud the Burmese authorities’ decision to follow the final recommendations of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, established in 2016 and chaired by former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan, with the aim of improving socioeconomic conditions, human rights, and ma... Read more ►

August 24, 2017 • Author: Refugees International

Refugees International Urges Implementation of Rakhine Commission Recommendations

Refugees International (RI) welcomes the final report and recommendations of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State led by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. RI urges the Government of Myanmar to implement the recommendations with particular emphasis on the need for f... Read more ►

August 21, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Human Rights Council Must Urge Myanmar to Cooperate Fully with Fact-Finding Mission

Although the Human Rights Council established the Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar in March 2017, the human rights and security situation remain deeply concerning across much of the country. The Government of Myanmar, continues to reject the establishment of the UN Fact-Findi... Read more ►