Political Prisoners Need the Spotlight Again

January 21, 2021  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“ Recognizing our political status and beginning a process for reparations can only make the transition to democracy smoother, promote national reconciliation, and uphold individual dignity, allowing the government to focus on the multitude of social, political and economi... Read more ►

Karen People Call Out the National League for Democracy

January 16, 2021  •  Author: Progressive Voice

“Karen people have endured the effects of civil war for nearly 80 years since the time of Myanmar’s independence. Karen people don’t want these armed conflicts anymore, so we are going to take a step-by-step approach to resolve the issue.”Saw Kyaw Linn Oo, Karen Yout... Read more ►

A Tough 2020 for Myanmar, but Hope and Promise Lies in Grassroots Communities and Rights-based Approaches

December 18, 2020  •  Author: Progressive Voice

Given the tumultuous year, and given the NLD’s track record of prioritizing Burmanization over national reconciliation, it is easy to be pessimistic. But hope emerges from the countless community leaders, grassroots activists, and rights defenders who defiantly work for ju... Read more ►

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