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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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မိမိရွာလိုေသာ အေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားကို ေအာက္ပါအကြက္မ်ားထဲတြင္ ေရြးခ်ယ္ျဖည့္စြက္ ရွာေဖြႏိုင္ပါသည္။

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ထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ – နာဂရြာျပည္ ေျမယာႏွင့္ သစ္ေတာစီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ

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

သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ အဂၤလိပ္ဘာသာျဖင့္ ဤေနရာ၌ ၾကည့္ႏုိင္ပါသည္။ ... Read more ►

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Land and Forest Governance in the Naga Village Republic

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

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 ►

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Visa End Promotion of Burmese Military Golf Course

February 27, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Campaign UK today welcomed news from Visa that it has ended its promotion of the military-owned Okkala Golf Resort in Burma. Visa in Singapore had hired golf promotions company ‘Green Golf’ for a tailored golf promotion scheme for visa card holders. Visa had chosen... Read more ►

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Burma Must Allow Aid Access for All Areas of Rakhine State

February 27, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

London, UK — Burma Human Rights Network reiterates its calls on the Burmese Government to allow unhindered and complete access for NGOs in northern Rakhine State. Since the military campaign against the Rohingya began on August 25th, 2017, residents have complained of ... Read more ►

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ကရင္နီျပည္ လူငယ္မ်ား အင္အားစု၏ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

February 27, 2019 • Author: Karenni State Youth

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The Spoils of War

February 26, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

“I witnessed with my own eyes that Army soldiers were the only armed group shooting at the homes.”U Moe Kaung, the village administrator As Rakhine State sinks deeper into intractable and complex conflict, the Myanmar government has seen an economic opportunity. In the s... Read more ►

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Voices from Burma: Growing Up Under War in Karen State

February 24, 2019 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

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 ►

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Oral Statement to the CEDAW Committee on Myanmar: Report on the Situation of Women and Girls from Northern Rakhine State

February 22, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

After the Myanmar military launched its campaign of ethnic cleansing in August 2017, Human Rights Watch researchers spoke with Rohingya women and girls from 19 villages in Rakhine State who had been raped by security forces. We witnessed their deep pain, shame, and distress... Read more ►

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women Examines the Situation of Rohingya Women and Girls in Northern Rakhine State

February 22, 2019 • Author: UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

GENEVA (22 February 2019) – The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this afternoon reviewed the situation of Rohingya women and girls in northern Rakhine state, based on a report submitted by Myanmar under the exceptional reporting procedure. I... Read more ►

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Time for Targeted Sanctions against Military Businesses

February 21, 2019 • Author: ALTSEAN-Burma

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 ►

New Constitution Needed for Genuine Transition to Democracy

February 21, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

“The current constitution is not democratic, and Myanmar cannot be considered a democracy without it being amended.”The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar Two years since the assassination of U Ko Ni, the National League for Democracy’s (NLD... Read more ►

State of Corruption: The Top-level Conspiracy Behind the Global Trade in Myanmar’s Stolen Teak

February 20, 2019 • Author: Environmental Investigation Agency

Introduction The forests of Myanmar are defined by their monetary value and have been part of the military and economic elites’ profits and, in some cases, survival for decades. The entire legal state forestry and timber trade sectors have been systematically riddled with... Read more ►