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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

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္ http://www.burmapartnership.org/  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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MNHRC Must Take Stand on Extrajudicial Killings of Rakhine Villagers

May 14, 2019 • Author: 24 Civil Society Organizations

14 May 2019 We, the 24 organizations of the CSO Working Group on MNHRC Reform, call on the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) to act independently of the Myanmar military, and take firm, decisive action in regards to gross human rights violations committed in e... Read more ►

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ရခိုင္ရြာသားမ်ား ဥပေဒမဲ့သတ္ျဖတ္ခံရျခင္းႏွင့္ပတ္သက္၍ MNHRC မွ မွန္ကန္သည့္ ရပ္တည္ခ်က္ျပရန္လုိ

May 14, 2019 • Author: 24 Civil Society Organizations

ေန႔စြဲ – ၂၀၁၉ ခုႏွစ္ ေမလ ၁၄ ရက္ေန႔ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ အမ်ဳိးသားလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေကာ္မရွင္ (Myanmar National Human Rights Commission R... Read more ►

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 ►

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UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar urges financial isolation of Myanmar military

May 14, 2019 • Author: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (14 May 2019) – The UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) urged the international community on Tuesday to cut off all financial and other support to Myanmar’s military, saying its commanders need to be isolated and brought before a cr... Read more ►

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Release of Journalists in Myanmar: Foreign Secretary’s Statement

May 13, 2019 • Author: Foreign Secretary of United Kingdom

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt commented on the announcement by Myanmar President Win Myint of a pardon for the 2 Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo. The Foreign Secretary said: Following my raising of the issue with State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi last September... 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 ►

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Rohingya Action Ireland: Statement on the Release of Reuters Journalists

May 8, 2019 • Author: Rohingya Action Ireland

Rohingya Action Ireland welcomes the release of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo who were jailed for reporting on the massacre and other devastating human rights abuses directed at the Rohingya in Myanmar. We hope the release marks in some way a recognition of the long-standing recor... Read more ►

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SAMDEN Welcomes Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar, Urges Greater Media Freedom

May 7, 2019 • Author: Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

New Delhi, May 7 — While the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar after 17 months of imprisonment is a welcome step, authorities there must also respond to calls for greater media freedom, the South Asia Media Defenders Network (SAMDEN) said today. The freeing... Read more ►

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Release of Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo a Rare Triumph of Justice

May 7, 2019 • Author: Southeast Asian Press Alliance

The Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) hails the release of convicted Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were charged under the 1923 Official Secrets Act. They were among the 6,520 prisoners pardoned by President Win Myint on Tuesday, 7 May. The two courag... Read more ►

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Genuine Press Freedom Must Follow Release of Reuters Journalists

May 7, 2019 • Author: Amnesty International

Responding to news of the amnesty and release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, Nicholas Bequelin, Amnesty International’s East and Southeast Asia Director said: “Today marks an important victory for press freedom in Myanmar. The case against Wa Lone and Ky... Read more ►

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Two Myanmar Journalists Freed, but Many Face Charges: Government Uses Draconian Laws to Keep a Grip on the Media

May 7, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

The release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo from a Myanmar prison is a joyous occasion for their families and all of those who have advocated for their release. But it should not blind anyone to the government’s ongoing repression of the media in Myanmar. Ju... Read more ►

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Deaths in Army Custody Need Independent Inquiry: Killing of 6 Villagers in Rakhine State Should Be Fully, Credibly Investigated

May 6, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Myanmar authorities should independently investigate the killing of detainees held by the military in Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 2, 2019, army soldiers shot and killed at least six villagers from among several hundred who had been det... Read more ►