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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August 22, 2017 • Author: Kachin National Organisation

The KNO Calls the Government of Myanmar to Ratify the ICC Rome Statute

London: The Kachin National Organisation has received a second reply from the International Criminal Court (ICC) case reference OTP-CR-293/16 on Tuesday, 15 August 2017, regarding war crimes and crimes against humanity perpetrated by war criminals in Burma military. Burma... Read more ►

August 21, 2017 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Rising Tensions in Rakhine State, Burma – Britain Must Seek UN Security Council Discussion

Burma Campaign UK today called on British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to ask for a meeting on rising tensions in Rakhine State, Burma at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Britain leads on Burma at the UNSC. Anti Rohingya tensions are on the rise in Rakhine Stat... Read more ►

August 21, 2017 • Author: Kachin Women's Association-Thailand

သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္။ ။ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံတြင္ စစ္တပ္အခ်င္းခ်င္း စစ္ပဲြမ်ား ျဖစ္ပြားေနျခင္းကုိ ခ်က္ျခင္းရပ္ဆုိင္းရန္ လုိအပ္ေၾကာင္...

သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ ျမန္မာဘာသာကုိ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူႏုိင္သည္။ ... Read more ►

August 21, 2017 • Author: Kachin Women's Association-Thailand

Latest Burma Army War Crimes in Kachin State Highlight Urgent Need to End Military-to-Military Ties with Burma

On August 11, 2017, hundreds of Burma Army troops entered Kasung village, in Mogaung township of Kachin State, shooting indiscriminately at civilians. One villager was killed, at least two injured, and over 1,000 IDPs were forced to seek shelter in Namti and Lambraw Yang vil... Read more ►

August 21, 2017 • Author: House Foreign Affairs Committee

Chairman Royce Urges De-escalation in Burma’s Rakhine State

Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the following statement on reports of increased Burmese troop levels in northern Rakhine State, which is home to a large population of Rohingya Muslims: “Burma has a terrible and ongoing h... Read more ►

August 17, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

India: Don’t Forcibly Return Rohingya Refugees

(New York) – The Indian government should not forcibly return ethnic Rohingya refugees to Burma, where they face persecution, Human Rights Watch said today. India should abide by its international legal obligations and protect the Rohingya – a Muslim minority predominate... Read more ►

August 15, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

ND-Burma Update on the Human Rights Situation Finds Continued Impunity for Abuses

ND-Burma’s update (English Burmese) has found that grave human rights violations such as killings and torture are ongoing in conflict areas. Sadly, impunity for abuses continues to be the norm: all 24 cases recorded over the period January – June 2017 remain uninvestigat... Read more ►

August 15, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

ND-Burma မွ ထုုတ္ျပန္သည့္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေနာက္ဆံုုးအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာအရ ခ်ိဳးေဖာက္မႈမ်ား ရွိေသာ္လည္း အျပစ္ေပးအေရးယူမႈမွ ကင္းလြတ္ေနဆဲျဖစ္သည္

ND-Burma မွ ထုုတ္ျပန္သည့္ ေနာက္ဆံုုးအေျခအေနအစီရင္ခံစာအရ သတ္ျဖတ္မႈႏွင့္ ညွဥ္းပန္းႏွိပ္စက္မႈ ကဲ့သိုု႔ လ... Read more ►

August 11, 2017 • Author: The United Nations Population Fund

3.8 Million Homes Needed Immediately to Meet Myanmar’s Housing Requirements

YANGON, Myanmar — A new census report reveals that an estimated 13.5 million people, a quarter of Myanmar’s population, live in housing that is made of materials that can deteriorate rapidly. 3.8 million homes – new or with improved roofing, walls and/or floors – are... Read more ►

August 11, 2017 • Author: The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Myanmar: UN Rights Expert Urges Restraint in Security Operation in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

11 August 2017 – A United Nations human rights expert has expressed alarm over reports that an army battalion has flown into Rakhine state in western Myanmar to help local authorities boost security in the region. “This development, which reportedly took place yesterday,... Read more ►

August 9, 2017 • Author: Karen Environmental and Social Action Network and Kawthoolei Forestry Department

ကေဆာထယ္ – ဌာေနကရင္တိုင္းရင္းသားလူမ်ိဳးတို႕၏ေက်းရြာပိုင္ဘံုသစ္ေတာ ရုပ္သံမွတ္တမ္းဗြီဒီယိုမိတ္ ဆက္ျပသျခင္း

ရန္ကုန္၊ ျမန္မာ (၉၊ ၾသဂုတ္လ၊ ၂၀၁၇) – ယေန႕တြင္က်ေရာက္ေသာ ကမာၻ႕ဌာေနတိုင္းရင္းသားလူမ်ိဳးမ်ားေန႕ကို ေ... Read more ►

August 9, 2017 • Author: Karen Environmental and Social Action Network and Kawthoolei Forestry Department

Film screening of “The Kheshorter: Indigenous Karen’s Community Forest.”

YANGON, MYANMAR (9 AUGUST, 2017). To mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN) and the Kawthoolei Forestry Department (KFD) of the Karen National Union (KNU) are releasing a new documentary film ... Read more ►

August 9, 2017 • Author: International Federation for Human Rights

Burma: Drop Charges against Mandalay Farmers and Land Rights Defenders

(Bangkok-Geneva-Paris) Burmese authorities should immediately drop all charges filed against 11 farmers and two land rights defenders over a protest against land confiscation in Mandalay Region, the Observatory (FIDH and OMCT) said today. “Instead of prosecuting dispossess... Read more ►

August 8, 2017 • Author: 16 Kachin Civil Society Organizations

Press Release by Kachin Civil Society Organizations

Appeal for the immediate release of Kachin farmer Nlam Bawk Naw, arbitrarily arrested on the Ledo Road by the Burma Army on June 20, 2017 Kachin CSOs are calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Kachin farmer Nlam Bawk Naw, who was arbitrarily arrested by Burma... Read more ►

August 7, 2017 • Author: Arakan Rohingya National Organisation

Maungdaw Investigation Commission’s Report is not Credible

Arakan Rohingya National Organsation (ARNO) strongly denounces and rejects the report, dated 6 August 2017, of the Maungdaw Investigation Commission headed by Myanmar Vice-President Myint Swe, a former military general. The report is “fundamentally flawed” and devoid of ... Read more ►