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Progressive Voice was born out of the work of Burma Partnership and formally established in October 2016. Comprehensive resources on the situation of human rights in Myanmar prior to the establishment of Progressive Voice can still be found on Burma Partnership’s website at

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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January 21, 2019 • Author: Karenni Civil Society Network

ေနာက္ဆံုးအပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရးျပဳလုပ္စဥ္ ကရင္နီျပည္နယ္အတြင္း စစ္တပ္စခန္းအသစ္မ်ား တည္ေဆာက္ျခင္းသည္ ျမန္မာစစ္တပ္မွ စစ္ေရးျပင္ဆင...

ဆက္သြယ္ရန္ ခူးတူရယ္ – (+၉၅) ၀၉၇ ၈၈၀၇ ၁၃၆၄ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ) ေမာ္ဦးဒူ – (+၆၆) ၀၉၈ ၈၀၇ ၈၅၈၃ (ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံ) &... Read more ►

January 21, 2019 • Author: Karenni Civil Society Network

Building of New Military Camps in Karenni State During Latest Ceasefire Raises Suspicions that Burma Army is Preparing for War

On December 21, 2018, the Burmese Commander-in-Chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing announced a unilateral ceasefire in five regional command areas, including the Eastern Command area which covers Karenni State. However, the Burma Army has built four new military camps in K... Read more ►

January 18, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

Another Year, Another Crisis in Rakhine

Rakhine State has lurched into another crisis over the last few weeks, as attacks by the Arakan Army (AA) on border guard police posts, reveal the deep, structural problems and resentment that many ethnic Rakhine people have towards the Bamar-centric statebuilding project of... Read more ►

January 14, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Burma Doubles Down on Repressive Policies Against Journalists

London, UK — The Yangon Region High Court has rejected an appeal by two incarcerated Reuters journalists, Thet Oo Maung (a.k.a Wa Lone) and Kyaw Soe Oo, and upheld the original seven years prison sentence passed on them by the Yangon Northern District Court. The pair w... Read more ►

January 11, 2019 • Author: Southeast Asian Press Alliance

SEAPA Urges Gov’t to Reverse Conviction of Reuters Journalists

Any remaining shred of hope for the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo quickly vanished today when the court denied their appeal for an overturn of their conviction handed down in September last year. They were charged with violating the Official Secrets ... Read more ►

January 11, 2019 • Author: Article 19

Myanmar: Yangon Court Upholds Conviction of Reuters Journalists

ARTICLE 19 condemns today’s decision by the Yangon High Court to uphold the conviction of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, Reuters journalists who helped expose a 2017 massacre of Rohingya civilians in Rakhine State by Myanmar Army soldiers. “The court’s decision to uphold the... Read more ►

January 11, 2019 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Reuters Journalists’ Rejected Appeal Perpetuates an Appalling Injustice

Responding to news that a Myanmar court has rejected the appeal by Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, Tirana Hassan, Amnesty International’s Director of Crisis Response said: “The decision to keep these two brave and innocent Reuters journalists behind bars pla... Read more ►

January 10, 2019 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Burma Army Tortures Civilians and Pa-Oh Rangers Block Human Trafficking Attempt

The Free Burma Rangers’ Pa-Oh team, which operates in southern Shan State, conducted two missions last year, with their June/July mission being of particular note. Not only did the team provide valuable medical services and hygiene supplies to some of the poorest and most ... Read more ►

January 10, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Burma Security Forces Must Respect the Human Rights of Rakhine Villagers

London, UK — The Burma Human Rights Network is alarmed by reports of Burmese military and police arbitrarily detaining ethnic Rakhine villagers following fighting between the Burmese military and the Rakhine ethnic armed group, the Arakan Army. Fears have also emerged ... Read more ►

January 8, 2019 • Author: Karen Peace Support Network and Saferworld

Security, Justice and Governance in South East Myanmar: A Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Survey in Karen Ceasefire Areas

Saferworld and the Karen Peace Support Network present unprecedented insights into peoples’ perceptions of security, justice and governance in south east Myanmar. In 2017 and 2018, we spoke to over 2,000 people across 72 villages across south east Myanmar about their exp... Read more ►

January 4, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Buddhist Mob in Rakhine State Attacked Christians Celebrating Christmas

London, UK — A mob of 50 people, including three Monks, in Setsi village in Ann Township, Rakhine State attacked a group of Christian worshippers on December 24th in a temporary shelter set up to celebrate Christmas. One Christian priest was injured in the attack and w... Read more ►

December 19, 2018 • Author: Khin Ohmar and Rin Fujimatsu, Progressive Voice

Enlightenment or Entitlement? Jack Dorsey’s Irresponsible Tweets

Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey gestures while interacting with students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on November 12, 2018. Photo: Prakash Singh/AFP “I took the time with a singular objective of working on mysel... Read more ►