Progressive Voice - Resources (418 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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February 21, 2018 • Author: Kaladan Press Network

Rape by Command: Sexual violence as a weapon against the Rohingya

This report documents the widespread, systematic use of sexual violence by the Myanmar Army during its brutal “clearance operation” in northern Rakhine State in the second half of 2017. This operation has driven over 680,000 Rohingya villagers into Bangladesh. Testimonie... Read more ►

February 13, 2018 • Author: Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenča

Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Myanmar, Assistant Secretary-General Miroslav Jenča

Mr. President, We are discussing the crisis in Myanmar in this Chamber for the first time in 2018. It is now five months since the start of the violence that has forced 688,000 Rohingya across the border.  And the outflow of people continues, although at a lower rate. As of... Read more ►

February 13, 2018 • Author: Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Briefing on Myanmar at the United Nations Security Council

Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, Abdullah is a father of eight from Buthidaung, in the northern part of Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Fleeing to Bangladesh in September last year, he became a refugee for the third time. The first was in 1978, when he came to Bang... Read more ►

February 8, 2018 • Author: United States Institute of Peace

Understanding China’s Response to the Rakhine Crisis

Following attacks on police posts by an armed Rohingya militia in August 2017, reprisals by the Burmese government have precipitated a humanitarian crisis. More than six hundred thousand Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh, where they face an uncertain future. Publicly stating ... Read more ►

February 7, 2018 • Author: Amnesty International

Briefing: Myanmar Forces Starve, Abduct and Rob Rohingya, as Ethnic Cleansing Continues

The Myanmar security forces are committing serious human rights violations against the Rohingya population that remained in northern Rakhine State through the military’s campaign of violence last year. Since 30 November 2017, thousands of Rohingya women, men, and children ... Read more ►

February 2, 2018 • Author: Conservation Alliance of Tanawthari

Our Forest, Our Life: Protected Areas in Taninthari Region Must Respect the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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February 2, 2018 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Humanitarian Update on the Situation in Kachin State

The conflict between the Myanmar Military and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has escalated in several areas in Kachin State since 19 January 2018, including in Sumprabum, Tanai, and Waingmaw townships. The United Nations and its humanitarian partners are concerne... Read more ►

January 29, 2018 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Northern Burma Clash Account – December 2017

Throughout the month of December, the Burma Army has maintained its offensive in Kachin State and northern Shan State, with attacks against the Kachin Independence Army and other ethnic groups, focused in Mansi and Danai townships and near the Kachin Independence Organizat... Read more ►

January 28, 2018 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Urgent Update on Humanitarian Situation in Kachin State

Fighting between the Myanmar Government Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) has intensified recently in several places in Sumprabum, Tanai and Waing Maw townships in Kachin State, resulting in multiple civilian casualties, displacement and mass pani... Read more ►

January 26, 2018 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္အကုန္ ၂၀၁၈ ႏွစ္သစ္အေရာက္တြင္ ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္ ေဒသအႏွံ႕တို႔၌ တိုက္ပြဲမ်ားတဖန္ ျဖစ္ပြားလာျပန္သျဖင့္ အစိုးရစစ္တပ္က ရွမ...

၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္ ဒီဇင္ဘာလ ၃၁ ရက္ မွ ၂၀၁၈ ခုႏွစ္ ဇႏၷဝါရီလ ၇ ရက္ ကာလအတြင္း ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္ အေျခစိုက္ တိုင္းစစ္ဌ... Read more ►

January 26, 2018 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Year’s end brings fresh attacks and human rights violations by Burma Army in all parts of Shan State

From December 31 2017 to January 7, 2018, six Burma Army battalions under all four regional military commands in Shan State launched attacks on Shan armed groups- irrespective of whether they had signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) – and committed human rig... Read more ►

January 24, 2018 • Author: International Commission of Jurists

Achieving Justice for Gross Human Rights Violations in Myanmar

1 General human rights situation in the country 1.1 Background From 1962 to 2011, a succession of military governments, ruled in a strict chain of command by the country’s military Head of State, perpetrated gross violations of human rights and crimes under international l... Read more ►