Progressive Voice - Press Releases (227 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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February 28, 2017 • Author: Delegation for Political Negotiation

ႏိုင္ငံေရးဆိုင္ရာ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရး ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁။ ၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္၊ မတ္လ(၁)ရက္ေန႔တြင္ UNFC ၏ ႏုိင္ငံေရးဆုိင္ရာ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရးကုိယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔(DPN) ႏွ... Read more ►

February 28, 2017 • Author: Delegation for Political Negotiation

Delegation for Political Negotiation Press Release

1. On March 1, 2017, the UNFC’s Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) and the State Counsellor will be holding a meeting at the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) in Naypyidaw, starting from 15:30 hours. 2. On March 3, 2017, the government’s Peace Commi... Read more ►

February 28, 2017 • Author: Fortify Rights

Myanmar: End Arbitrary Detention of Human Rights Defender Khaing Myo Htun

Investigate Alleged Human Rights Violations in Rakhine State, Hold Perpetrators Accountable Myanmar authorities should immediately and unconditionally release human rights defender Khaing Myo Htun and investigate allegations of human rights violations by Myanmar Army soldier... Read more ►

February 27, 2017 • Author: Kaladan Press Network

Witness to Horror: New Report Details Myanmar Army Atrocities Against Rohingya Women

A new report based on testimony of Rohingya women refugees provides horrifying details of atrocities by Myanmar security forces during recent “clearance operations” in northern Rakhine State. “Witness to Horror” by Kaladan Press Network, is based on interviews with t... Read more ►

February 27, 2017 • Author: International Commission of Jurists

Myanmar: Amend Special Economic Zones Law to Protect Human Rights

The Government of Myanmar should impose a moratorium on the development of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) until it can ensure SEZs can be developed inline with international human rights laws and standards, said the ICJ at a report launch held today in Yangon. The 88-page rep... Read more ►

February 23, 2017 • Author: International Commission of Jurists

Special Economic Zones in Myanmar and the State Duty to Protect Human Rights

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February 22, 2017 • Author: Burma Link, Karen Student Network Group and Karen Youth Organisation

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏အေျပာင္းအလဲလုပ္ေဆာင္မူေပၚတြင္ ဒုကၡသည္ လူငယ္မ်ားအခြင့္အေရးရွိျပီးပါဝင္ရန္ ထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

ေဖေဖာ္ဝါရီ ၂၂ ရက္၊ ၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္တြင္ ဘားမားလင့္ခ္ (Burma Link)၊ ကရင္ေက်ာင္းသားကြန္ယက္အဖြဲ႕ (Karen Student Network Group) ႏွင့္ ... Read more ►

February 22, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Politics of demonization’ breeding division and fear: Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017

Amnesty International releases its Annual Report for 2016 to 2017 Risk of domino effect as powerful states backtrack on human rights commitments Salil Shetty, head of the global movement, warns that “never again” has become meaningless as states fail to react to mass at... Read more ►

February 22, 2017 • Author: Burma Link, Karen Student Network Group and Karen Youth Organisation

Refugee Youth Must Have the Opportunity to Participate in Burma’s Transition

Today, Burma Link, Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) and Karen Youth Organisation (KYO) launch a documentary, “Unrecognized Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth.” The documentary amplifies the voices of displaced ethnic youth on the Thai... Read more ►

February 17, 2017 • Author: United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

Cox’s Bazar: UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar to visit Bangladesh

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will undertake a visit to Bangladesh from 20 to 23 February to visit various locations in Cox’s Bazar, where the population who had fled from Myanmar since 9 October 2016 are re... Read more ►

February 14, 2017 • Author: Phan Foundation

2016 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award Goes to Sa Thu Hlaing Win of Irrawaddy Delta

The Phan Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of 2016 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award, is Sa Thu Hlaing Win of the Western Pwo Karen Culture and Literature Group (WPKCLG). The Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award is given annually to outstanding young leaders and come... Read more ►

February 10, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Suspend copper mine linked to ongoing human rights abuses

The Myanmar authorities must immediately halt operations at a giant copper mine co-owned by a Chinese company and the Myanmar military, which continues to be plagued by human rights abuses, Amnesty International said today in a new report. The Letpadaung mine is operated by ... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

ND-Burma မွ ျပဳစုုထားသည့္ ၂၀၁၆ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာအရ လူ႔အခြင့္အ ေရးက်ဴးလြန္ခ်ိဳးေဖာက္မႈမ်ား သိသိသာသာ မ်ားျပားလာျခင္း

ND-Burma မွ ယေန႔ထုုတ္ျပန္သည့္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုုႏွစ္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာ အရလူ႔အ ခြင့္အေရးခ်ိဳးေဖာက္မ... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

ND-Burma 2016 Report Finds Dramatic Increase Human Rights Violations

ND-Burma today releases its 2016 report on the human rights situation in Burma/Myanmar, which shows a dramatic increase in the number of human rights violations committed. Some of the key findings in the report include: 154 human rights violations were recorded in 2016. Thi... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Universal Periodic Review

News from our Regional Offices

Geneva, Switzerland: UPR Info opened two regional offices in 2015, one for Africa (in June) and another one for Asia (in May). Due to organisational and internal restructuring it was decided to close the UPR Info Asia office in December 2016. UPR Info Africa is officially re... Read more ►