Progressive Voice - Statements (488 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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June 20, 2018 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

The Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) Stands #WithRefugees: World Refugee Day 2018

Today, World Refugee Day, is a time to stand in solidarity with the 68.5 million refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) around the world who have been uprooted from their homes and ancestral lands. On is a day, KHRG commemorates the strength, courage and perseveran... Read more ►

June 20, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Foundation of Monland

Today on World Refugee Day, HURFOM Honors All Refugees, Asylum-Seekers, and Internally Displaced People Around the World.

HURFOM calls on governments, ethnic armed groups, civil society organisations, donors, and the international community to end the human rights violations which are causing people to flee their homes, and to aid all refugees, asylum-seekers and displaced people. According to ... Read more ►

June 18, 2018 • Author: The Karen Peace Support Network

Statement Supporting Karen Global Action for Peace in Burma/Myanmar

The Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) fully supports Rallies for Peace in Burma organized by Karen communities in Canada, the United States, Australia, and around the world. We support their calls for global action to denounce the Burmese military’s human rights violation... Read more ►

June 18, 2018 • Author: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Opening Statement and Global Update of Human Rights Concerns by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein at 38th Session of the Human Rights Council

Mr. President, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, Colleagues and Friends, As this is my last global update to the Human Rights Council in a regular session – and before I turn, once again, to the important matter of access and cooperation – I wish to draw on some fin... Read more ►

June 18, 2018 • Author: Karen Community of Canada

Karen Global Action in Ottawa: A Rally for Peace in Burma/Myanmar

On this day, hundreds of Karen from across Canada are gathered on Parliament Hill to stand up for human rights in their home country of Burma (Myanmar). Thousands of Karen are also gathered today at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. The International Karen Organiz... Read more ►

June 13, 2018 • Author: 25 Civil Society Organisations

Joint Statement – Burma: ASEAN Must Take Immediate Action to Address the Worsening Conflict and Humanitarian Situation in Burma’s Kachin State

We, the undersigned solidarity and democracy activists and civil society organisations in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region express our grave concern over the recent escalation of armed conflict and humanitarian crisis in Kachin State, Burma that ha... Read more ►

June 10, 2018 • Author: 23 Rohingya Organisations

Joint Statement of the Rohingya Organisations on MOU signed by UNHCR, UNDP and MYANMAR Government

We the undersigned Rohingya organisations worldwide note the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by UNHCR, UNDP, and the Myanmar government to support the creation of conditions conducive to the voluntary, safe, dignified, and sustainable return of Rohingya refuge... Read more ►

June 9, 2018 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Seven Years of War, Violation of Human Rights, Forced Displacement and Human Suffering in Kachin and Northern Shan States

Ongoing armed conflict between the Myanmar government armed forces (Tatmadaw) and the Ethnic Armed Organizations including Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) has displaced over 120,000 civilians to 167 camps across Kachin and Northern Shan States. Download this stateme... Read more ►

June 9, 2018 • Author: Kachin Affairs Global Action Network

Enough Is Enough! World Must Act to End Burma Army’s Devastating War on Kachin

Seven years ago today, civil war resumed in the Kachin region. Between June 9, 2011 and April 30, 2018, over 3,800 battles were fought between the Kachin Independence Army and the Burma Army, averaging 46 battles per month. This level of intensity has inflicted an unpreceden... Read more ►

June 8, 2018 • Author: Kachin Community Thailand

Statement on 7th Year Commemoration of Burma Army Breaking Ceasefire and Resumption of War in Kachin and Northern Shan States.

June 9th, 2011, Burma Army launched an attack against revolutionary Kachin Independence Army, military wing of Kachin Independence Organization, a start of the resumption of war in Kachin and Northern Shan States after 17 years ceasefire.   ... Read more ►

June 7, 2018 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Current Humanitarian Situation Update in Kachin State (6 June 2018)

On 30 May 2018, Bamaw District General Administration officer has invited Internally Displaced People camp managers and organized meeting at Bamaw town. During this meeting, the administrative officer has mentioned that the IDPs registration and family photo taking process w... Read more ►

June 6, 2018 • Author: Refugees International

Refugees International Statement on Myanmar-UN Agreement: Ongoing Dangers Prevent Rohingya Returns

Refugees International (RI) notes the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the UN Development Program with the Government of Myanmar which would allow the return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar. However, RI is deeply conc... Read more ►

June 1, 2018 • Author: Transnational Institute

Statement from the 6th Myanmar Opium Farmers’ Forum

Between 26 and 28 May 2018, representatives of opium farming communities in several states in Myanmar came together in Lashio, Shan State, to share experiences, concerns, and initiatives on the issue of illicit cultivation, especially in relation with supply-side policies wh... Read more ►

May 29, 2018 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Humanitarian Situation Update in Kachin State – 14th to 28th May 2018

Since series of armed clashes have been intensified again between Government Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/KIA) from the beginning of April 2018, over 7,000 civilians have newly displaced at new locations and existing camps. The movem... Read more ►

May 28, 2018 • Author: Tigyit Communities and Pa-O Youth Organization

တီက်စ္ေဒသ ေက်ာက္မီးေသြး သတၳဳတြင္းတူးေဖာ္မႈႏွင့္ လွ်ပ္စစ္ဓာတ္အားေပးစက္ရုံ မွ ေဒသေန လူထုမ်ား အေပၚ ဆိုးက်ဳိးသက္ေရာက္မႈဆိုင္ရာ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

တီက်စ္ ေက်ာက္မီးေသြး စက္ရုံ တစ္ႏွစ္တာ စမ္းသပ္လည္ပတ္မႈ အျပီး စီမံကိန္း ဆက္လက္ လည္ပတ္သြားမည္ကို တီက... Read more ►