A Whitewash of a Truce and the Covid-19 Pandemic

May 25, 2020  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“When we look at the structure of the government’s COVID-19 coordination committee, there are only four members. In practice, this will create difficulties in implementation, because the Burma Army has restricted activities for COVID-19 prevention carried out by EAOs’ ... Read more ►

Freedom from Expression

May 15, 2020  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“The NLD government still has time to make this right by taking the following actions without delay: Immediately and unconditionally release all political prisoners and drop charges against those who are being persecuted for their fundamental right to freedom of expression... Read more ►

Outgoing Special Rapporteur Strikes a Familiar Theme

May 11, 2020  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“Having faced no accountability, the Tatmadaw continues to operate with impunity. For decades, its tactics have intentionally maximised civilian suffering; we all know what they did to the Rohingya in 2017.”Yanghee Lee, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human ri... Read more ►

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