Progressive Voice - Press Releases (547 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 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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April 11, 2018 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

Boat Arrivals Reemphasize the Need for Regional Action on Rohingya Crisis, ASEAN MPs Warn

JAKARTA, 11 April 2018 — The arrival in Malaysia and Indonesia of boats carrying Rohingya refugees from Myanmar is a worrying potential signal of further regional repercussions of ongoing persecution in Rakhine State, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) warned t... Read more ►

April 10, 2018 • Author: Karen Environmental and Social Action Network

A Tribute to Saw O Moo: Karen Indigenous Rights Defender Gunned Down by Burma Army Soldiers in Mutraw District, Karen State

Indigenous Karen people of Mutraw and staff of the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN) are mourning the loss of one of their most committed land protectors, peace advocates, and Indigenous rights defenders: Saw O Moo. On April 5, 2018, Saw O Moo travelled f... Read more ►

April 8, 2018 • Author: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

“ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရွိ လူသားခ်င္းစာနာမႈဆိုင္ရာ အကူအညီလိုအပ္သည့္ ေဘးဒုကၡ အေျခအေနမ်ား ေၾကာင့္ ထိခိုက္ ခံစားရသူအားလံုးအေနျဖင့္ ၄င္...

(ရန္ကုန္၊ နယူးေယာက္ခ္ ၂ဝ၁၈ခုႏွစ္ ဧၿပီလ ၈ ရက္) – လူသားခ်င္းစာနာမႈအေရးကိစၥမ်ားဆုိင္ရာ လက္ေထာက္ အေထြ... Read more ►

April 8, 2018 • Author: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief: “All people affected by humanitarian crises in Myanmar must get the assistance and protection they need”

(Yangon/New York, 8 April 2018): At the conclusion today of a six-day mission to Myanmar, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller called for strengthened humanitarian action based on the rights and needs of... Read more ►

April 2, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Myanmar: Quash Conviction of Former Child Soldier

(Yangon) – Myanmar authorities should exonerate and release a former child soldier who spoke to journalists about his army experiences, Human Rights Watch said today. On March 28, 2018, the Dagon Seikkan Township Court sentenced Aung Ko Htwe to two years in prison with h... Read more ►

March 30, 2018 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation - Burma

ND-Burma 2017 Report on the Human Rights Situation Finds Military Continues to Block Justice for Abuses

ND-Burma’s 2017 report on the human rights situation has found that ongoing conflict between the military and ethnic armed organizations has resulted in continued abuses against non-combatants, predominantly by state security forces. The majority of victims are ethnic nati... Read more ►

March 30, 2018 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation - Burma

ND-Burma မွ ထုုတ္ျပန္သည့္ ၂၀၁၇ ခုုႏွစ္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာအရ အၾကမ္းဖက္ခ်ိဳး ေ ဖာက္မႈမ်ားအတြက္ တရားမ ွ် တမႈရရွိရန္ႀကိဳး...

ND-Burma မွ ထုုတ္ျပန္သည့္ ၂၀၁၇ခုုႏွစ္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာအရ ဆက္လက္ ျဖစ္ပြားေန သည့္ တပ္မေတာ္... Read more ►

March 28, 2018 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: New President Must Do more to Hold Perpetrators to Account

Responding to the appointment of Win Myint as the new President of Myanmar, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said: “The Myanmar authorities should use the appointment of a new President as an opportunity to step back from... Read more ►

March 24, 2018 • Author: Asia Justice And Rights, Karen Women’s Organization, Ta’ang Women’s Organization and Vimutti Women Organization

ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးအတြက္ အမွန္တရားကိုဖြင့္ဟျခင္း။ ။ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရွိ စစ္ပြဲႏွင့္ အျပစ္ေပးခံရျခင္းမွ ကင္းလြတ္ေနမႈတို႔ႏွင့္ဆိုင...

ေရငံုႏႈတ္ဆိတ္ေနရျခင္း၊ အႀကမ္းဖက္မႈခံရျခင္းႏွင့္ တရားမဲ့ကင္းလြတ္ခြင့္မ်ား၏ ေအာက္တြင္ ဆယ္စုႏွစ္ေ... Read more ►

March 24, 2018 • Author: Asia Justice And Rights, Karen Women’s Organization, Ta’ang Women’s Organization and Vimutti Women Organization

“Speaking Truth for Peace: Women’s Experiences of War and Impunity in Myanmar”

After enduring silence, violence, and impunity for decades, now is the time for women survivors across Myanmar to speak the truth to the nation and beyond. On March 24, 2018, Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) is launching its film and report “Speaking Truth for Peace: Women... Read more ►

March 21, 2018 • Author: US Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Todd Young (R-IN), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and John McCain (R-AZ)

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Passes Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Burmese Ethnic Cleansing, Calling for Safe Repatriation of Rohingya

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Todd Young (R-IN), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and John McCain (R-AZ) today announced that a bipartisan Senate resolution condemning the Burmese campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya and calling for the “safe, digni... Read more ►

March 16, 2018 • Author: Foreign & Commonwealth Office

Joint Statement Following the Second UK-Bangladesh Strategic Dialogue

The UK and Bangladesh held their second Strategic Dialogue on 15 March 2018, at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London. The dialogue involved a fruitful exchange of views on political and bilateral issues, economic and development cooperation, security and defence... Read more ►

March 15, 2018 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Rohingya Continue to Suffer Food Shortages and Unlivable Conditions

[15 March 2018, London, U.K] — The Burma Human Rights Network has been informed by several Rohingya villagers who remained in Burma’s Northern Rakhine State of continued food shortages and unlivable conditions due to restrictions put in place by the government and s... Read more ►

March 14, 2018 • Author: Amnesty International

Australia-ASEAN Summit: Leaders Must Take a Stand Against Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya

Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Australia must take a strong stand against ongoing crimes against humanity targeting Rohingya in Myanmar as they meet this weekend, Amnesty International said. Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s State Counsellor an... Read more ►

March 13, 2018 • Author: Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Statement by Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on his visit to Bangladesh to assess the situation of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar

(Dhaka, 13 March 2018) From 7 to 13 March I visited Bangladesh to assess the situation of the Rohingya population who have crossed the border from Myanmar to Bangladesh since the most recent incidents of violence in northern Rakhine state in October 2016 and August 2017. Dur... Read more ►