Progressive Voice - Statements (515 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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မိမိရွာလိုေသာ အေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားကို ေအာက္ပါအကြက္မ်ားထဲတြင္ ေရြးခ်ယ္ျဖည့္စြက္ ရွာေဖြႏိုင္ပါသည္။

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August 14, 2018 • Author: FORUM-ASIA and 16 Civil Society Organisations

Vietnam: Stop any Ongoing Criminal Proceedings and Ban against Huynh Thuc Vy

(Bangkok, 14 August 2018) – We, the undersigned civil society organisations, condemn the unlawful house arrest and investigation of Huynh Thuc Vy, a prominent Vietnamese blogger and founder of Vietnamese Women for Human Rights (VNWHR). She was taken into custody on 9 Augu... Read more ►

August 11, 2018 • Author: Legal Aid Network

Legal Analysis of the Press Release Issued by the Office of the State Counsellor in Connection with the Jurisdiction of the ICC for Heinous Crimes Took Place in Rakhine and other Ethnic States

1) In the said press release, issued on August 9, 2018, there are many flaws from legal, ethical and accountable aspects. Firstly, it stated that Myanmar is not a party to the Rome Statue and the Court has no jurisdiction on Myanmar whatsoever. It is an incomplete utterance.... Read more ►

August 9, 2018 • Author: Karen Environmental and Social Action Network and Salween Peace Park Committee

သံလြင္ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးဥယ်ာဥ္ေကာ္မတီႏွင့္ ကရင္သဘာဝပတ္၀န္းက်င္ႏွင့္လူမႈလုပ္ရွားမႈကြန္ရက္အဖဲြ႕ (KESAN) တို႕၏ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

ယေန႕က်ေရာက္ေသာ အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာကမာၻ႕ဌာေနတိုင္းရင္းသားမ်ားေန႕ကို ျပည္တြင္းစစ္ေၾကာင့္ေနရပ္စြန္႕... Read more ►

August 9, 2018 • Author: Karen Environmental and Social Action Network and Salween Peace Park Committee

Displaced Karen Celebrate International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples along with their Local Solutions and Actions Contributing to Global Conservation Targets and Peace building in Burma/Myanmar

On August 9th (the 11th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the war-displaced Karen communities and their allied civil society organizations gather in Ei Tu Hta IDP Camp, Mutraw District, to celebrate the International Day of the W... Read more ►

August 8, 2018 • Author: FORUM-ASIA and 15 Civil Society Organisations

Joint Submission to the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights: Civil Society Organisations Request Meaningful Engagement

Attn: H.E. Ambassador Barry Desker, Singapore Representative and Chair of AICHR H.E. Dr. Seree Nonthasoot, Thailand Representative of AICHR H.E. Mr. Edmund Bon Tai Soon, Malaysia Representative of AICHR H.E. Mrs. Dinna Wisnu, PhD, Indonesia Representative of AICHR H.E. Leo H... Read more ►

August 3, 2018 • Author: Equality Myanmar, FORUM-ASIA and Progressive Voice

Myanmar: International Efforts for Accountability Should Not Be Weakened by the New Domestic Independent Commission of Enquiry

(Bangkok, 3 August 2018) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), together with Equality Myanmar and Progressive Voice, expresses grave concern over the independence of the newly established four-member Independent Commission of Enquiry. The only a... Read more ►

July 30, 2018 • Author: Karen Communities Worldwide

UN Security Council Members Must Refer Burma to the International Criminal Court

Karen communities worldwide join the call from Kachin and other ethnic people of Burma for the United Nations Security Council to refer Burma to the International Criminal Court. As long as members of the United Nations Security Council continue to protect the Burmese milita... Read more ►

July 27, 2018 • Author: Women's League of Burma

ျမန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္မွ တအာင္းအမ်ဳိးသားလြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးတပ္မေတာ္၏ေဆးမွဴး အမ်ိဳးသမီး(၆)ဦးအား အစုလိုက္အၿပဳံလိုက္ လူသားမဆန္စြာ သတ္ျဖတ...

သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ကို PDF ျဖင့္ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူပါ။ ... Read more ►

July 20, 2018 • Author: Ta’ang Women’s Organisation, Ta’ang Legal Aid and Ta’ang Students and Youth Union

Statement by Ta’ang Civil Society Organization on the Torture and Killing of Six Women Prisoners of War by the Burmese Tatmadaw

1. Six nurses from the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) were arrested and detained at around 1:30 pm on 11 June, 2018 at Awe Law village, Khone Nyaung tract, Mantong township by the Burmese Tatmadaw’s Light Infantry Battalion 301, under Light Infantry Division 88. ... Read more ►

July 19, 2018 • Author: 26 Rohingya Organizations

Rohingya organizations worldwide call for accountability for genocide and crimes against humanity in Myanmar

We, the undersigned Rohingya organizations worldwide, call for accountability for genocide and crimes against humanity in Myanmar and for the international community to take action. The international community has failed us and needs to urgently reverse course. We believe it... Read more ►

July 5, 2018 • Author: Karen Peace Support Network

Burma’s Dead-End Peace Negotiation Process: A Case Study of the Land Sector

It has become undeniably clear that Burma’s current peace negotiation process will not lead to lasting peace or facilitate the establishment of “a new democratic federal union”. So far, representatives of the Burma Army have successfully imposed their will on peace pro... Read more ►

July 5, 2018 • Author: Karen Peace Support Network

ေရွ႕ဆက္ရန္မျဖစ္ႏိုင္ေတာ့သည့္ ျမန္မာ့ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ေဆြးေႏြးမႈခရီး – ေျမယာက႑ေဆြးေႏြးမႈမွ ခ်ဥ္းကပ္ေလ့လာျခင္း

လက္ရွိျမန္မာၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးျဖစ္စဥ္သည္ ေရရွည္ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး (သို႔) ဒီမိုကရက္တစ္ ဖက္ဒရယ္ျပည္ေထာင္စ... Read more ►

June 29, 2018 • Author: Ta’ang Women’s Organisation, Ta’ang Legal Aid and Ta’ang Students and Youth Union

ျမန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္မွ လက္နက္ႀကီးပစ္ခတ္မႈေၾကာင့္ ျပည္သူလူထုထိခိုက္နစ္နာမႈအေပၚ ပူးတြဲထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၂၀၁၈-ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇြန္လ (၂၈) ရက္ နံနက္ ၅း၄၀ နာရီဝန္းက်င္တြင္ ဗိုလ္မွဴးဦးကိုကိုဦး ဦးေဆာင္ေသာ ျမန္မာ့တပ... Read more ►

June 28, 2018 • Author: Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA); Equality Myanmar; Kachin Women's Association - Thailand; Progressive Voice; Rohingya Women Welfare Society; Smile Education and Development Foundation

Joint Statement: The UN Must Establish a Mechanism towards Accountability for Gross and Systematic Human Rights Violations in Myanmar

Yesterday at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Ms. Yanghee Lee, proposed an international mechanism towards accountability that provides support for victims; investigates and docum... Read more ►

June 28, 2018 • Author: Karen Indigenous People

Statement from Indigenous Karen Customary Land Kaw Seminar

The first Karen customary land Kaw seminar was organized by the Karen National Union (KNU) Central Land Committee in Ta May Hta Village, Pay Kay Village Tract, Luthaw Township, Mutraw District (Hpapun), Kawthoolei from June 25-27, 2018. The seminar was joined by 241 indigeno... Read more ►