Progressive Voice - Press Releases (806 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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Rohingya Genocide 2 Years On – Holidays Bans Not an Adequate Response

August 22, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

As we approach the second anniversary of the Burmese military offensive against the Rohingya on 25th August 2017, in which thousands were killed and 700,000 fled to neighbouring Bangladesh, Burma Campaign UK today called on the British government, EU, USA and other governmen... Read more ►

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No Repatriation Without Full Citizenship, Rights and Justice

August 21, 2019 • Author: Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are once again living in fear that they will be forced to return to Burma despite the Burmese government having taken no genuine steps to ensure safe return. “The international community keep saying that there must be safe, voluntary and dig... Read more ►

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Myanmar/Bangladesh: Prevent Forced Returns, Protect Rohingya Refugees

August 21, 2019 • Author: Fortify Rights

“Repatriation” scheduled to begin August 22 (Cox’s Bazar, August 21, 2019)—The governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh should suspend any immediate plans to return Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, said Fortify Rights today. The authorities should ensure Rohingya have basi... Read more ►

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UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar to Hold Press Conference in New York on Sexual and Gender-based Violence

August 21, 2019 • Author: UN Fact Finding Mission, UN Human Rights Council

GENEVA (21 August 2019) – The UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar will hold a press conference in New York on 22 August 2019 to brief the media about their latest report on sexual and gender-based violence. The full report will be released the sam... Read more ►

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နမၼတူေပၚတည္ေဆာက္သည့္ေရကာတာမ်ား ရပ္တန္႔ေရး တာလံုေက်းရြာသူ၊ ရြာသားမ်ားမွ ရပ္ရြာဇာတာ ဆက္ျပဳလုပ္ျခင္း

August 21, 2019 • Author: Ta Long Villagers

ဆက္သြယ္ရန္ စိုင္းထမ္းအိုက္ +၉၅ (၀)၉-၉၇၁-၈၇၉-၉၈၂ နန္းေလာဝ္ခမ္း +၉၅ (၀)၉-၂၆၂-၁၀၈-၀၆၂ စိုင္းေခးဆိုင္ +၆၆ (၀) ၈၁... Read more ►

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Ta Long Villagers Hold Blessing Ceremony Against Controversial Dams on Namtu/Myitnge River

August 21, 2019 • Author: Ta Long Villagers

Today, residents of Ta Long and nearby villages in Hsipaw township, northern Shan State, are holding a blessing ceremony for the longevity of their village, to oppose the building of dams on the Namtu or Myitgne river, which would submerge their homes. About 700 villagers, i... Read more ►

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Threats of Repatriation Again Loom Over Rohingya Refugees

August 20, 2019 • Author: Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network

BANGKOK, 20 August 2019: On 16 August 2019, the Bangladesh government announced their preparations to imminently repatriate 3,450 Rohingya refugees from Cox’s Bazar to Myanmar. The scheduled date of this repatriation is 22 August 2019. This worrying news comes as Rohingya ... Read more ►

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The International Community Must Speak Out Against Planned Rohingya Refoulement

August 20, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

London, UK — The Burma Human Rights Network is calling upon the international community to speak out against the Burmese-Bangladesh plan for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees back to Burma scheduled to begin on August 22nd. Over 800,000 Rohingya fled Burma between ... Read more ►

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61 NGOs Warn of Worsening Crisis in Myanmar, Call for Refugees’ Engagement on Safe, Voluntary Returns

August 20, 2019 • Author: International Rescue Committee

Cox’s Bazar, August 20, 2019 — Nearly one million Rohingya are still waiting for justice and a say about their future, two years after being forced from their homes by mass atrocities in Myanmar, and are struggling for safety and dignity in Bangladesh as refugees. I... Read more ►

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Halt Rohingya Returns: Ensure Refugees’ Security, Basic Rights, Equal Access to Citizenship

August 20, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The Myanmar and Bangladesh governments should suspend plans to repatriate Rohingya refugees until returns are safe, voluntary, and dignified, Human Rights Watch said today. With new repatriations set to start on August 22, 2019, Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh... Read more ►

38 Companies Added To Burma ‘Dirty List’ – Google, Apple, EDF, Peel Group, Huawei

August 19, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Campaign UK today publishes an updated version of its ‘Dirty List’, adding 38 companies to the list of companies linked to Burma’s military, or to projects linked to human rights violations and environmental destruction in Burma. Companies added include: America... Read more ►

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Rohingya Repatriation Scheduled on 22 August 2019

August 19, 2019 • Author: European Rohingya Council

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