Progressive Voice - Press Releases (713 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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August 28, 2018 • Author: Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon

UK Minister Calls for International Action on Accountability and Support for Rohingya Refugees

Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon addressed the UN Security Council on Burma, calling on the international community to increase support for Rohingya refugees. The UK Minister for the UN, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon will use a speech at the UN Security Council on Tuesday 28 Au... Read more ►

August 27, 2018 • Author: FORUM-ASIA, Progressive Voice, Equality Myanmar, Kachin Women’s Association Thailand, and Rohingya Women’s Welfare Society

UN Must Act Urgently on Recommendations by the International Fact Finding Mission on Myanmar

(Bangkok/Geneva, 27 August 2018) – Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Progressive Voice, Equality Myanmar, Kachin Women’s Association Thailand, and Rohingya Women’s Welfare Society welcome the findings of the Independent International Fact Findi... Read more ►

August 27, 2018 • Author: UN Fact Finding Mission, UN Human Rights Council

Tatmadaw Leaders Must be Investigated for Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity, War Crimes – UN Report

GENEVA (27 August 2018) – Myanmar’s top military generals, including Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in the north of Rakhine State, as well as for crimes against humanity and war crimes in Rakhine, Kachi... Read more ►

August 27, 2018 • Author: Fortify Rights

Refer Myanmar to International Criminal Court: Independent U.N. Mission Finds Myanmar Committed Atrocities Against Kachin, Rohingya, Shan

(YANGON and WASHINGTON D.C., August 27, 2018)— The United Nations Security Council should urgently refer the situation in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of mass atrocities against ethnic Kachin, Rohingya, and Sha... Read more ►

August 27, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

UN Security Council Should Seek Justice for Myanmar Atrocities: States Should Urgently Create Mechanism to Prepare Future Prosecutions

(Geneva, August 27, 2018) – United Nations member countries should urgently act to ensure that those responsible for atrocity crimes in Myanmar are held to account, Human Rights Watch said today. The UN Security Council should refer the situation in Myanmar to the Internat... Read more ►

August 27, 2018 • Author: Save the Children

Save the Children Statement on the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (August 27, 2018) – Save the Children welcomes the main findings and recommendations of the Report of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar released today. A year after renewed violence and atrocities in Rakhine State caused over 70... Read more ►

August 24, 2018 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

Myanmar Authorities Must Be Brought Before International Criminal Court, Say Southeast Asian Lawmakers

JAKARTA – More than 130 lawmakers from across Southeast Asia today demanded the international community bring officials in Myanmar to justice for atrocity crimes committed against the Rohingya population of Rakhine State. In the joint statement released today, 132 sitting ... Read more ►

August 21, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Security Forces Torture Rohingya Returnees: Refugees Arrested, Mistreated as Accused Militants

(Bangkok) – Myanmar authorities have tortured and imprisoned Rohingya refugees who returned to Rakhine State from Bangladesh, Human Rights Watch said today. The mistreatment reinforces the need for international protection, including United Nations monitors on the ground, ... Read more ►

August 15, 2018 • Author: International Federation for Human Rights

Cambodia: Release Tep Vanny, arbitrarily detained for two years

Geneva, Paris August 15, 2018 – Land rights defender Tep Vanny must be immediately and unconditionally released, the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, an FIDH-OMCT partnership, reiterated today, on the two-year anniversary of her detention. Tep ... Read more ►

August 15, 2018 • Author: Religious Freedom Institute

The Rohingya Crisis: The Shameful Global Response to Genocide and the Assault on Religious Freedom

08/15/2018 Washington, D.C. (Religious Freedom Institute) — On August 25, 2017, a wave of violence was unleashed against the Rohingya Muslim people in Rakhine state, Burma. In the nearly one year since those attacks, the global response to this crisis has been shameful. ... Read more ►

August 8, 2018 • Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR and UNDP Urge Tangible Progress to Improve Conditions in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

An aerial view shows burned down villages once inhabited by the Rohingya in northern Rakhine state, Myanmar. © UNHCR/Michelle Nichols Two months since the signing of the tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UNHCR, UNDP, and the Government of Myanmar, UNHCR, ... Read more ►

August 7, 2018 • Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR’s Grandi appeals to Asia-Pacific ministers, business leaders for solidarity with refugees, people of Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Rohingya families arrive at a UNHCR transit centre near the village of Anjuman Para, Cox’s Bazar, south-east Bangladesh after spending four days stranded at the Myanmar border with some 6,800 refugees. © UNHCR/Roger Arnold UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi ... Read more ►