Progressive Voice - Press Releases (752 found)

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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မိမိရွာလိုေသာ အေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားကို ေအာက္ပါအကြက္မ်ားထဲတြင္ ေရြးခ်ယ္ျဖည့္စြက္ ရွာေဖြႏိုင္ပါသည္။

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တအာင္းအမ်ိဳးသမီးငယ္တစ္ဦးကို္ ျမန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္ စစ္သား ၂ ဦးမွ မုဒိမ္းျပဳက်င့္ခဲ့ၿပီး တာ၀န္ယူေျဖရွင္းေပးမႈ မရွိသည့္အေပၚ တအာင...

June 11, 2019 • Author: Ta'ang Students and Youth Union, Ta'ang Women's Organization and Ta'ang Legal Aid

၁) တအာင္း(ပေလာင္)ကိုယ္ပိုင္အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ခြင့္ရေဒသ နမ့္ဆန္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္တြင္ ၂၀၁၉  ခုုႏွစ္ ေမလ (၁၀) ရက္ေန႔ ေန႔ခ... Read more ►

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Statement by Ta’ang civil society groups on the Burma Army’s failure to take action over the rape of a young Ta’ang woman

June 10, 2019 • Author: Ta'ang Students and Youth Union, Ta'ang Women's Organization and Ta'ang Legal Aid

A 27-year-old Ta’ang woman, “Lway Sein” (not her real name), was raped by two Burma Army soldiers, out of uniform but holding pistols, when she went to a tea farm at about 1.30 pm on 10 May, 2019, in Namsan township, Northern Shan State. Burma Army Battalions no. 258,... Read more ►

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BHRN Appalled by ASEAN Report on Rohingya Repatriation

June 10, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

London, UK — Burma Human Rights Network is appalled by a leaked report from ASEAN’s Emergency Response and Assessment Team which predicted an easy process returning 500, 000 Rohingya to Burma in the next two years and downplayed the severity of abuses carried out by ... Read more ►

Action Must Be Taken Over Burma Army Rape Of Ta’ang Woman In Shan State

June 8, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma’s military and police have failed to properly investigate and seek to prosecute two Burmese Army soldiers who raped an ethnic Ta’ang women on 10th May 2019. According to local sources, two Burmese Army soldiers wearing plain clothes entered in Namhsan, northern Sha... 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

June 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 ►

Facebook: Close Burma Military Facebook Pages – More Than 25 Pages Still Hosted

June 5, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Campaign UK today called on Facebook to remove more than 25 Burmese military linked Facebook Pages on its site. The Pages are either run by the military, or by military-owned or controlled companies, or exactly reproduce military propaganda but may not be directly run ... Read more ►

Protect Civilians Trapped in Armed Conflict in Rakhine State, Ensure Humanitarian Access

June 4, 2019 • Author: Fortify Rights

Civilians, including children, killed and injured in armed conflict (YANGON, June 4, 2019)— The Government of Myanmar and the Arakan Army (AA) should protect civilians trapped in areas of armed conflict in Rakhine State and urgently ensure humanitarian access to affecte... Read more ►

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Parliamentarians Pledge to Ensure Stronger Religious Freedom Protection in Southeast Asia

June 3, 2019 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

BANGKOK – Lawmakers from across Southeast Asia today pledged to place greater attention and urgency on ensuring religious freedom for all citizens in ASEAN to combat rising inter-communal tensions, religious discrimination and intolerance. “The overall lack of knowledge ... Read more ►

အစအနေပ်ာက္ဆံုးေနလွ်က္ရွိေသာ ကင္းတလင္းရြာသား (၅၂) ဦးအတြက္ မိသားစုဝင္မ်ား အလြန္စိုးရိမ္ပူပန္ေနၾကရ

June 3, 2019 • Author: Chin Human Rights Organization

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Rakhine and Rohingya Civilians Continue to Suffer Most from Rakhine Conflict

May 30, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

London, UK — Burma Human Rights Network remains extremely alarmed by the number of civilian casualties and injuries suffered by members of various ethnic groups in the areas of conflict between the Burmese Army and the ethnic armed group, the Arakan Army. Civilians hav... Read more ►

Military Commits War Crimes in Latest Operation in Rakhine State

May 29, 2019 • Author: Amnesty International

New abuses come after government order to “crush” armed group Military units responsible for past atrocities are committing war crimes, while deployment of additional units suggests involvement of senior generals International community is failing – ICC referral urge... Read more ►

Tatmadaw Initiate Widespread Forced Labour Demands on Chin Civilians in Effort to Keep Light Infantry Division Stocked with Food Supplies

May 24, 2019 • Author: Chin Human Rights Organization

(Paletwa – 24th May 2019) Tatmadaw troops from the 77th Light Infantry Division (LID) currently based at Khamaungwa village, Paletwa Township, Chin State, have been forcefully recruiting local villagers and internally displaced people (IDPs) as porters since February 2019.... Read more ►