Progressive Voice - Press Releases (692 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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July 12, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

ျမန္မာအာဏာပိုင္မ်ားမွ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာဆႏၵျပသူမ်ားအေပၚ စြဲခ်က္အားလံုး ႐ုပ္သိမ္းကာ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာစုေဝးျခင္းႏွင့္ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္း...

[ရန္ကုန္ – ၂၀၁၈ ခုႏွစ္ ဇူလိုင္လ ၁၂ ရက္ေန႔] ျမန္မာအာဏာပိုင္မ်ားအေနျဖင့္ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းစြာစုေဝးခြင့္ က... Read more ►

July 12, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

Myanmar Authorities Must Drop All Charges Against Peaceful Protesters and Amend the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law

[Yangon – 12 July, 2018] The Myanmar authorities must immediately drop all charges against individuals who have been wrongfully charged for exercising their rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and work towards amending the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession L... Read more ►

July 9, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Strengthen Targeted Sanctions on Burma: 46 Groups Call Legislation ‘Imperative’ to Address Atrocities

(Washington, DC) – The US Congress should adopt legislation to enhance targeted sanctions against Burmese military commanders who are implicated in serious human rights abuses, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to congressional leaders with 45 other nongovernmental... Read more ►

June 29, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Prosecute Dismissed Officers for Atrocities: UN Security Council Should Urgently Refer Myanmar to the ICC

(New York, June 29, 2018) – The Myanmar government should prosecute recently removed army officers for their role in atrocities against ethnic Rohingya, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 25, 2018, in a statement posted on a Myanmar military Facebook page, the mil... Read more ►

June 25, 2018 • Author: Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK

EU Sanctions on Myanmar too Limited to Ensure Justice for Rohingya Atrocities

The European Union’s move to impose sanctions on Myanmar security officials is a small, positive step towards ensure justice for the ongoing genocide against the Rohingya people, but they do not go nearly far enough, the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) said today.... Read more ►

June 12, 2018 • Author: Reporters Without Borders

Myanmar Bans Radio Free Asia for Using the Term “Rohingyas”

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the Myanmar government’s latest interference in the work of journalists, a ban on local broadcasting by US government-funded Radio Free Asia (RFA) for rightly using the term “Rohingyas” to refer to members of the persecuted M... Read more ►

June 11, 2018 • Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Foreign Secretary Call with Aung San Suu Kyi

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson spoke with Burma’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi about the Rohingya people, and recent violence in Kachin and Shan States. The Foreign Secretary today (11 June) spoke to Burma’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi about the welfare of th... Read more ►

May 21, 2018 • Author: Fortify Rights and Kachin Women's Association of Thailand

Myanmar: Drop Defamation Cases Against Kachin Anti-War Protest Organizers

(YANGON, May 21, 2018)-The Government of Myanmar should immediately and unconditionally drop criminal defamation charges against three ethnic-Kachin human rights defenders, said the Kachin Women’s Association of Thailand (KWAT) and Fortify Rights today. The cro... Read more ►

May 17, 2018 • Author: Foreign Affairs Committee

Engel Burma Sanctions Bill Clears Foreign Affairs Committee

WASHINGTON—Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs unanimously approved Ranking Member Eliot L. Engel’s legislation to hold accountable those responsible for the ongoing violence against the Rohingya people in Burma. The BURMA Act, which Representative Engel intro... Read more ►

May 15, 2018 • Author: USAID

The United States Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Rohingya and other Vulnerable People in Burma and Bangladesh

Today, the United States announced more than $44 million in additional humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and people affected by violence and conflict in Burma. This funding brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for di... Read more ►

May 15, 2018 • Author: Asia-Pacific Solidarity Coalition (APSOC) and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict – Southeast Asia

Civil Society, Solidarity Activists Express Alarm over Escalation of Conflict in Burma’s Kachin State; Urge ASEAN to Act Decisively on Humanitarian Crisis

MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES – Alarmed over the escalation of armed conflict in Burma’s Kachin state that has now displaced thousands of civilians, solidarity activists belonging to the Asia-Pacific Solidarity Coalition (APSOC) and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of... Read more ►

May 15, 2018 • Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Press Briefing notes on Myanmar

Myanmar We are deeply concerned about the escalation in attacks by military forces and armed groups in Kachin and northern Shan States in Myanmar. Some 7,400 people have been internally displaced in Kachin State since early April, adding to the 100,000 already displaced. Abo... Read more ►