Progressive Voice - Resources (433 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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March 27, 2019 • Author: Fortify Rights

“Sold Like Fish”: Crimes against Humanity, Mass Graves, and Human Trafficking from Myanmar and Bangladesh to Malaysia from 2012 to 2015

On April 30, 2015, Thai authorities announced the discovery of a mass grave in a makeshift camp in a forested area near the Malaysian border. The grave contained more than 30 bodies of suspected victims of human trafficking believed to be Rohingya Muslims and Bangladeshi na... Read more ►

March 21, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

“Give Us a Baby and We’ll Let You Go” Trafficking of Kachin “Brides” from Myanmar to China

Summary Seng Moon’s family fled fighting in Myanmar’s Kachin State in 2011 and wound up struggling to survive in a camp for internally displaced people. In 2014, when Seng Moon was 16 and attending fifth grade, her sister-in-law said she knew of a job as a cook in China... Read more ►

March 19, 2019 • Author: 40th Session Human Rights Council

40th Session Human Rights Council Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in Myanmar

Download the full report HERE.   ... Read more ►

March 12, 2019 • Author: Transnational Institute (TNI)

Trends in Small-scale Fishery in Myanmar: Tenure Rights and Gender in Mon State and Tanintharyi Division

“Fish is the world’s most traded food commodity, and Myanmar is on the cusp of becoming a major international source.” Myanmar’s fishery sector is increasingly celebrated for its potential, and the country’s role as a major international source of fishery prod... Read more ►

March 11, 2019 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

“Do Not Trespass” Land Confiscation by Armed Actors in Southeast Myanmar

Introduction “Whenever I go to my plantation, I see a sign erected by the Tatmadaw that says ‘Military land, do not trespass!”, a victim of land confiscation explains. “This makes me inconsolable. I live in fear that the Tatmadaw will permanently confiscate my land.... Read more ►

March 5, 2019 • Author: Women’s League of Burma

The URGE: Voices of Women from Civil War

The URGE: Voices of Women from Civil War” documentary was commissioned by the Women’s League of Burma to highlight how conflict in Burma is impacting the lives of mothers, wives and families who have lost family members in the ongoing civil war in the country. The f... Read more ►

March 5, 2019 • Author: UN Human Rights Council

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

Summary The present report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 37/32. The report builds on previous Special Rapporteur reports to identify progress and challenges in human rights issue... Read more ►

March 4, 2019 • Author: Article 19

Myanmar: UN HRC Must Keep Scrutiny on Free Expression Situation

In a stark assessment in March 2018, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar reported to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) that “[w]hile the historic election of a civilian government for Myanmar promised a new era of openness, transparency and t... Read more ►

March 4, 2019 • Author: Article 19

UN HRC Must Keep Scrutiny on Free Expression Situation

In a stark assessment in March 2018, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar reported to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) that “[w]hile the historic election of a civilian government for Myanmar promised a new era of openness, transparency and t... Read more ►

February 27, 2019 • Author: Resource Rights for the Indigenous People

Land and Forest Governance in the Naga Village Republic

Executive Summary The Nagas are a trans-boundary people, comprised of over 40 tribes, living in the Naga Hills split between north-east India and north-west Myanmar. Naga people have deep historic, cultural and spiritual ties to their land, which is managed through the Naga... Read more ►

February 24, 2019 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Voices from Burma: Growing Up Under War in Karen State

Hser Nay Paw is a 17-year-old medic from Karen State. She joined FBR training to learn more about medicine so that she can return to her village, where there is no medical clinic, to share and apply her knowledge. She also hopes to help educate the children in her village an... Read more ►

February 21, 2019 • Author: ALTSEAN-Burma

Time for Targeted Sanctions against Military Businesses

The ongoing refusal to halt atrocity crimes and other human rights violations targeting civilians, including Rohingya, Kachin and Shan communities, which has worsened because of intensified conflict between the Arakan Army and the Tatmadaw in Arakan/Rakhine State, highlights... Read more ►