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MNHRC Must Take Stand on Extrajudicial Killings of Rakhine Villagers

By 24 Civil Society Organizations

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Journalists Freed but the Truth Still Under Threat

May 15, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

The release of Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone brought good news to their families and supporters, as they finally taste freedom after over 16 months in prison. They should never have been in prison in the first place, and their release should not represent benev... Read more ►

Growing Military Impunity in Rakhine State

May 9, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

The detention of hundreds of villagers and the recent deaths of civilians in Rakhine State is yet another reminder that the Myanmar military continues to act with total impunity, particularly in ethnic nationality, conflict-affected areas. As fighting between the Myanmar[1] ... Read more ►

Another Landslide, Another Tragedy

May 2, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

Armed actors, including druglords, Myanmar military-affiliated militias, ethnic armed organizations and the Myanmar military itself, which has the largest stake, have interests in the jade mines and use this profit to sustain the conflicts that devastate local communities in... Read more ►

A Hark Back to the Dark Past – Freedom of Expression Under Attack

April 26, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

Political satire has become the new target of the authorities, marking a grim beginning to Myanmar’s New Year with dire consequences for freedom of expression, which has increasingly been under attack. Five members of the Peacock Generation who performed a Thangyat  – a... Read more ►

Local Land Practice Must be Recognized

April 11, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

“There is no vacant, fallow & virgin land in ethnic areas. The recently enacted Vacant, Fallow & Virgin Land Management Law is a law that facilitates making people who depend for their lives on land & forest to become landless. Instead of accepting and enacting... Read more ►

“Bride” Trafficking and the Invisible Victims of the Ongoing Armed Conflict

April 5, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

In yet another report highlighting the devastating consequences of the ongoing war in Myanmar’s ethnic areas, Human Rights Watch highlighted how the Chinese and Myanmar[1] authorities continue to turn a blind eye as Kachin women and girls from the conflict-torn areas of no... Read more ►