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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

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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June 14, 2018 • Author: Myanmar Times

ASEAN NGOs Call for End to Kachin Fighting

A group of non-government organisations from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Wednesday urged the government to end all fighting in Kachin State and ensure the safety and security of the refugees and noncombatants. Progressive Voice, which consists ... Read more ►

June 14, 2018 • Author: Karen News

First We Bombed Them, Then We Fed Them…

An alliance of democracy activists and civil society organizations in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region called for international diplomats to pressure the Burma government and its high ranking military generals to stop its offensives in the north of t... Read more ►

May 26, 2018 • Author: DVB

ရပ္​​ေက်းဥပ​ေဒအား သုံးသပ္​ျခင္​း

၂၀၁၂ က ျပ႒ာန္းခဲ႔တဲ႔ ရပ္ကြက္ သို႔မဟုတ္ ေက်းရြာ အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးဥပေဒကို တတိယအၾကိမ္အထိ ျပင္ဆင္ခဲ႔ ျပီးျ... Read more ►

May 15, 2018 • Author: The Myanmar Times

Civil rights activists call for civilian control of local administration

Civil rights activists have called on the government to place under civilian control administrative bodies such as the Ministry of Home Affairs, which oversees the General Administration Department, which supervises ward and village tract administrators. The Action Comm... Read more ►

May 14, 2018 • Author: 7Day Daily

ရပ္ေက်းအုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးဥပေဒ ျပန္လည္ျပင္ဆင္ရန္ အရပ္ဘက္အဖြဲ႕ ႏွစ္ဖြဲ႕ေတာင္းဆို

ရပ္ကြက္ (သို႔မဟုတ္) ေက်းရြာအုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးဥပေဒကို ျပန္လည္ျပင္ဆင္ရန္ အရပ္ဘက္ လူ႕အဖြဲ႕အစည္းႏွစ္ခုက စာတ... Read more ►

May 10, 2018 • Author: Aung Khaing Min and Ye Min Naung / Mizzima

Toward a more people-centered government

The recent elections for ward and village tract administrators should have been an exercise in local-level participatory democracy. Yet flaws in the law that mandates these elections – the Ward or Village Tract Administration Law – means that this opportunity has been lo... Read more ►

May 8, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

မီဒီယာဖိတ္ၾကားလႊာ – “အေျခခံလူတန္းစား၏ဒီမိုကေရစီ – ရပ္ကြက္ သို႔မဟုတ္ ေက်းရြာအုပ္စု အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရး ဥပေဒအား သံုးသပ္ျခင္း” စာတမ္းတုိ မိတ္ဆက္ပြဲ

၂၀၁၈ ခုႏွစ္ အေစာပိုင္းတြင္ ျပဳလုပ္ခဲ့ေသာ ရပ္ကြက္ႏွင့္ ေက်းရႊာအုပ္စု အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးမွဴးမ်ား  ေရြးေက... Read more ►

May 8, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

Media Advisory: Launch of the Briefing Paper “Grassroots Democracy: Analysis of the Ward or Village Tract Administration Law”

The nationwide election of ward and village tract administrators, which took place earlier this year in 2018, was the first nationwide election under the National League for Democracy-led government since amendments to the Ward or Village Tract Administration Law were passed... Read more ►

April 26, 2018 • Author: 163 Myanmar Civil Society Organizations

ႏုုိင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတထံ အရပ္ဘက္အဖြဲ ့အစည္းမ်ား၏ အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာ

သို ့ ဦး၀င္းျမင့္ ႏိုင္ငံေတာ္သမၼတ ျပည္ေထာင္စုသမၼတျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံေတာ္။ ရက္စြဲ။ ။ ၂၀၁၈ခုႏွစ္၊ ဧျပီလ (... Read more ►

April 20, 2018 • Author: Honest Information for Burma

Women Response to the Speech of the New Elected President U Win Myint on the Myanmar New Year Greeting

Author- Mae Loon On the occasion of Myanmar New Year, the newly elected President U Win Myint has made the greetings and good wishes speech to his people(citizen). He mentioned about to promote Human Rights, strengthen the judiciary sector, to combat corruption, to combat na... Read more ►

March 7, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

Vacant Position: Media and Communications Officer

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Media and Communications Officer Reports to: Advocacy Director Job location: Mae Sot, Thailand Salary and Benefits: Local compatible rate will be offered Application Deadline: Open until filled Contract Duration: Ye... Read more ►

March 5, 2018 • Author: 230 Myanmar Civil Society Organizations and 25 Individuals

ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာ စုေ၀းျခင္းနွင့္ စီတန္းလွည့္လည္ျခင္းဆုိင္ရာဥပေဒကို ျပင္ဆင္သည့္ ဥပေဒၾကမ္းအေပၚ အရပ္ဘက္အဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

(၁) ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာစုေဝးျခင္းႏွင့္ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာစီတန္းလွည့္လည္ျခင္းဆုိင္ရာဥပေဒကိုျပင္ဆင္သည့္ဥပ... Read more ►

February 21, 2018 • Author: 64 Human Rights Organizations and Comunnities

Joint Statement: Organizations Call for Outright Rejection of Draft Amendments to the Constitution and Criminal Code

We, the undersigned organizations and communities, express our grave concern regarding the Royal Government of Cambodia (“RGC”)’s proposed amendments to the Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia (the “Constitution”), as well as the proposed introduction of a lè... Read more ►

February 20, 2018 • Author: 36 Myanmar Civil Society Organizations

Statement on Government Plans to Resume the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Project

We are deeply concerned by the Myanmar government’s plans to resume the Dawei SEZ. Dawei society – from the sea to the fields to the highlands, from Dawei town to all surrounding areas, from Dawei migrants working abroad to their friends and family in Dawei – will expe... Read more ►

January 22, 2018 • Author: 21 Civil Society Organisations

21 Civil Society Organisations from Inside and Outside Myanmar Letter to EU

Ministers to the European Union Foreign Affairs Council Your Excellencies, Ahead of the 22 January 2018 Foreign Affairs Council meeting, we, the undersigned, write to you to request robust action from the European Union (EU) and its Member States to support the Rohingya and ... Read more ►