The World Must Open Its Eyes, Listen and Feel with Their Hearts

September 21, 2019  •  Author: Progressive Voice

The recent reporting by the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar[1] and the UN-mandated Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (IIFFMM) to the Human Rights Council (the “Council”), clearly demonstrated the extent to which the ... Read more ►

The Scales of Justice Are Broken

September 12, 2019  •  Author: Progressive Voice

As armed conflict continues unabated in northern and western Myanmar, the far reaching impact plays out not just on the battlefield, but in the courtrooms and prisons of Myanmar. Two ethnic Kachin youth, Paw Lu and Seng Nu Pan, have been sentenced to 15 days in prison for ho... Read more ►

The Oppression of Expression

September 4, 2019  •  Author: Progressive Voice

As the 2020 election approaches, it is time for the NLD government to end the oppression of expression and stand in solidarity with the people, and work to bring an end to the decades-long impunity of the military. The right to freedom of expression in Myanmar[1] has been de... Read more ►