For the Few and Not the Many?

December 8, 2019  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“Development is not a substitute for political reform. Attempts to force through development projects without local buy-in, through meaningful consultation and political reform that gives more local control, risks entrenching political conflict and fuelling the civil war.... Read more ►

Defending the Indefensible

November 29, 2019  •  Author: Progressive Voice

A sight that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the human rights and democracy icon of Myanmar[1], will stand at the International Court of Justice at the Hague as the agent representing the State of Myanmar to respond to charges of genoc... Read more ►

Now is the Time for Justice and Accountability

November 21, 2019  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“For the cycle of violence to end, it is crucial that all those responsible for the genocide – whether they wear a uniform or not – are brought to justice.”Tun Khin, president of Burmese Rohingya Organisation (BROUK) After years of effort to bring accountabil... Read more ►