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

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August 30, 2017 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

Parliamentarians Urge Myanmar Authorities, ASEAN to Act to Protect Civilians in Rakhine State

JAKARTA, 30 August 2017 — Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia have called on ASEAN and regional governments to take immediate action to protect civilians in Myanmar’s Rakhine State and avert a looming humanitarian catastrophe there. “This is the time to act, or... Read more ►

August 29, 2017 • Author: Kachin Development Networking Group

ေနျပည္ေတာ္၏ တင္ပိုု႔မႈဦးစားေပး ေရကာတာစီမံကိန္းမ်ား၏ ၿခိမ္းေျခာက္မႈခံေနရေသာ ကခ်င္တရုုတ္နယ္စပ္ရွိ သဘာ၀အတိုုင္းလွပေနသည့္ ခ်ဳိင္၀ွမ္းလြင္ျပင္

သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ ျမန္မာဘာသာအျပည့္အစုံကုိ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူႏုိင္သည္။ ... Read more ►

August 29, 2017 • Author: Kachin Development Networking Group

New report: Pristine Valley on Kachin-China Border Under Threat from Naypyidaw’s Export-oriented Dam Plans

A new report launched today exposes how the stunningly beautiful, biodiverse Ngo Chang Hka valley — ancestral home to over 4,500 indigenous people on the eastern Kachin State-China border — is under threat from a cascade of four dams, which are among 50 large hydropower ... Read more ►

August 29, 2017 • Author: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad

Alarming Deterioration in Northern Rakhine was Preventable, Zeid says, Urging Restraint

GENEVA (29 August 2017) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday expressed alarm at the violence and the incitement to further violence in the north of Rakhine State since the attacks on security forces in three northern townships of the s... Read more ►

August 29, 2017 • Author: The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR Urges Open Borders for People Fleeing Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In light of the dramatic worsening since Friday of the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine ... Read more ►

August 29, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Burma: Satellite Data Indicate Burnings in Rakhine State

(New York, August 29, 2017) – New satellite data is consistent with widespread burnings in at least 10 areas in northern parts of Burma’s Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. The burnings follow a series of coordinated attacks by ethnic Rohingya militants on Aug... Read more ►

August 29, 2017 • Author: Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK

Situation Update 29th August 2017 and Call for Urgent International Action

Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK has been seeking to verify information in very difficult circumstances. We believe the information provided here is accurate. Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK unequivocally condemns all violence and all human rights violations. People of all ... Read more ►

August 29, 2017 • Author: The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue

The Geneva Centre appeals for an end to the persecution of Rohingyans in Myanmar

GENEVA, 29 August 2017 – The Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue (hereinafter “The Geneva Centre”) – a think tank with special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council – deplores persistent discrimination ag... Read more ►

August 25, 2017 • Author: Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK

Fighting Breaks out In Northern Rakhine State Following Increased Tensions

London, United Kingdom  – At around 1:20AM civilians in Maungdaw reported to a loud explosion to BHRN which was followed by gunfire to the north of Maungdaw. Within a few hours civilians reported hearing gunfire again.  Reports quickly emerged of fighting between the mil... Read more ►

August 25, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Burma: Rakhine Attacks Mark ‘a Dangerous Escalation in Violence’

Responding to the attacks by Rohingya militants in Burma which have left at least 71 people, including 12 security personnel, dead, Josef Benedict, Amnesty International’s Deputy Campaigns Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said: “These attacks are a dangerous ... Read more ►

August 24, 2017 • Author: Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ ေနထုိင္ၾကေသာ ျပည္သူလူထုမ်ားအတြက္ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းမွ်တ၍ သာယာ၀ေျပာေသာ အနာဂတ္ေပၚထြန္းလာႏုိင္ေရးကုိ ဦးတည္လ်က္

  သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ကုိ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူႏုိင္သည္။ ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္ဆုိင္ရာအၾကံေပးေကာ္မရွင္ ဥကၠ႒ ဖီအာန... Read more ►

August 24, 2017 • Author: Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

Advisory Commission on Rakhine State publishes Its Final Report “Towards a Peaceful, Fair and Prosperous Future for the People of Rakhine”

Yangon – After one year of consultations held across Rakhine State and in other parts of the country and the region, the Advisory Commission submitted its final report to national authorities on 23 August. The report recommends urgent and sustained action on a number o... Read more ►

August 24, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Government Must Act on Rakhine Commission’s Recommendations

Reacting to the final report issued today by the Kofi Annan-led Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Director of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said: “People in Rakhine State, in particular the Muslim Rohingya minority, have suffere... Read more ►

August 24, 2017 • Author: Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK

Urgent Action Needed to Implement Rakhine Commission Recommendations

Today the Rakhine State Advisory Commission led by former UN chief Kofi Annan published their final report on Rakhine state. We, BROUK welcome the recommendations made by the commission, but we are concerned whether the NLD-led government will actually implement them, and ca... Read more ►

August 24, 2017 • Author: Fortify Rights

Myanmar: Implement Recommendations of Kofi Annan-led Commission

(YANGON, August 24, 2017)—The Government of Myanmar should immediately act on comprehensive recommendations from the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, said Fortify Rights today. The Commission, led by former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, released its fin... Read more ►