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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 www.burmapartnership.org

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March 15, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

#Standwithher to End Atrocity Crimes in Myanmar

“We need the world to act as a united community to implement target sanctions against the military and to have a body outside Burma to [deliver] justice and to hold generals accountable for these extreme human right violations.”Naw K’nyaw Paw, General Secretary of the ... Read more ►

March 14, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

For Rohingya, Bangladesh’s Bhashan Char ‘Will Be Like a Prison’

Relocating Refugees to Unsafe Island Would Risk Lives, Livelihoods Bangladesh authorities say they will soon start relocating over 100,000 Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char, a tiny island in the Bay of Bengal. Officials said this is necessary to reduce pressure on the world... Read more ►

March 14, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Special Rapporteur Report Highlights Need for Accountability

London, UK – The Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) welcomes the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma and the attention paid to limitations on citizenship rights for Muslims—an issue that BHRN has documented extensively. BHRN parti... Read more ►

March 14, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Special Rapporteur Report Highlights Need for Accountability

London, UK – The Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) welcomes the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma and the attention paid to limitations on citizenship rights for Muslims—an issue that BHRN has documented extensively. BHRN parti... Read more ►

March 14, 2019 • Author: Karen Rivers Watch

International Day of Action for Rivers 2019: Large Dams are Driving Conflict, Not Empowering People to Build Peace

Today we gather on the banks of the mighty Salween to celebrate this river, the free-flowing lifeblood of our Karen people, and to demand that all proposals for the construction of large dams on our rivers are completely abandoned. The Union government’s proposed Hatgyi da... Read more ►

March 12, 2019 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

The Day After: Contemplating the Potential Impact of the Vacant, Fallow, and Virgin Law Amendments

Today marks the beginning of a crisis that will impact the livelihoods and rights of millions of ethnic villagers across Myanmar. Since midnight, all unregistered lands in the country have officially become vacant, fallow or virgin. In practice, it means that the government ... Read more ►

March 11, 2019 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

“Do Not Trespass” Land Confiscation by Armed Actors in Southeast Myanmar

Introduction “Whenever I go to my plantation, I see a sign erected by the Tatmadaw that says ‘Military land, do not trespass!”, a victim of land confiscation explains. “This makes me inconsolable. I live in fear that the Tatmadaw will permanently confiscate my land.... Read more ►

March 11, 2019 • Author: UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

Myanmar: New Land Law Could Have Disastrous Impact on Ethnic Minorities

GENEVA (11 March 2019) – A UN expert has expressed grave concerns about the implementation of a new land law in Myanmar, affecting a third of the country, and the disastrous implications for traditional farming communities in ethnic minority regions. “Today marks the day... Read more ►

March 11, 2019 • Author: FORUM-ASIA

40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council Item 4: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapportuer on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

Oral Statement Delivered by Khin Ohmar on behalf of Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) Monday, 11 March 2019 Mr. President, FORUM-ASIA welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar and echoes her calls for ... Read more ►

March 11, 2019 • Author: Mr. Muhib Ullah of the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPHR)

Oral Statement for the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

Delivered by Mr. Muhib Ullah of the Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights (ARSPHR), with the support of FIDH. Good Morning! Assawhlamualikum. I want you to Imagine something this morning. Imagine you have no identity, no ethnicity, no country. Nobody wants you. ... Read more ►

March 11, 2019 • Author: International Commission of Jurists

Myanmar’s Government-commissioned Inquiry Still Cannot Deliver Justice or Accountability

The “Independent Commission of Enquiry” (ICOE) on Rakhine State, announced by the Government of Myanmar in May 2018 and established in July, has not demonstrated any reasonable prospect of meeting international standards of independence, impartiality or effectively contr... Read more ►

March 11, 2019 • Author: International Commission of Jurists

Myanmar’s Government-commissioned Inquiry Still Cannot Deliver Justice or Accountability

The “Independent Commission of Enquiry” (ICOE) on Rakhine State, announced by the Government of Myanmar in May 2018 and established in July, has not demonstrated any reasonable prospect of meeting international standards of independence, impartiality or effectively contr... Read more ►