Profiting from Tragedy

July 9, 2020  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“Lieutenant General Soe Htut and any other members with business ties to the jade industry must step down from the committee immediately or else the investigation cannot be credible. Part of the blame for the tragedy must go to the Myanmar military, who are the main profit... Read more ►

Myanmar Must Lift Internet Ban With Elections Ahead

July 3, 2020  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“You cut internet access because you don’t want us to know you’re committing war crimes and arbitrary killings?” A grim milestone was passed earlier this month, as 21 June marked one year since the order to block internet services in Rakhine and northern Chin States ... Read more ►

Unable to Return and Unable to Stay

June 29, 2020  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“I want to go back to my village. There is no freedom in the IDP camp and I am not happy living here.”IDP from Jam Mai Kawng Saint Paul RC IDP camp As many in Myanmar[1] observed on World Refugee Day on 20 June, 2020, much of the focus is placed on the struggles of inter... Read more ►

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