Progressive Voice - Press Releases (756 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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အစအနေပ်ာက္ဆံုးေနလွ်က္ရွိေသာ ကင္းတလင္းရြာသား (၅၂) ဦးအတြက္ မိသားစုဝင္မ်ား အလြန္စိုးရိမ္ပူပန္ေနၾကရ

June 3, 2019 • Author: Chin Human Rights Organization

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Rakhine and Rohingya Civilians Continue to Suffer Most from Rakhine Conflict

May 30, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

London, UK — Burma Human Rights Network remains extremely alarmed by the number of civilian casualties and injuries suffered by members of various ethnic groups in the areas of conflict between the Burmese Army and the ethnic armed group, the Arakan Army. Civilians hav... Read more ►

Military Commits War Crimes in Latest Operation in Rakhine State

May 29, 2019 • Author: Amnesty International

New abuses come after government order to “crush” armed group Military units responsible for past atrocities are committing war crimes, while deployment of additional units suggests involvement of senior generals International community is failing – ICC referral urge... Read more ►

Tatmadaw Initiate Widespread Forced Labour Demands on Chin Civilians in Effort to Keep Light Infantry Division Stocked with Food Supplies

May 24, 2019 • Author: Chin Human Rights Organization

(Paletwa – 24th May 2019) Tatmadaw troops from the 77th Light Infantry Division (LID) currently based at Khamaungwa village, Paletwa Township, Chin State, have been forcefully recruiting local villagers and internally displaced people (IDPs) as porters since February 2019.... Read more ►

ရွမ္းလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးမ႑ိဳင္ႏွင့္ ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္ဒုကၡသည္မ်ားဆိုင္ရာ ေကာ္မတီ(ထိုင္းနယ္စပ္)မွ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

May 23, 2019 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation and Shan State Refugee Committee - Thai Border

ဆက္သြယ္ရန္ စိုင္းလ်ဲန္း          +66 (0) 86 188-9827            (ရွမ္း၊ ျမန္မာ၊ အဂၤလိပ္) စိုင္းရြက္လြင္      +66 (0) 97-173-1530    ... Read more ►

Shrinking Refuge: New Threats to Refugee Security on the Shan-Thai Border

May 23, 2019 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation and Shan State Refugee Committee - Thai Border

New report by the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF) and Shan State Refugee Committee – Thai Border (SSRC-TB) Shrinking refuge: new threats to refugee security on the Shan-Thai border A new report by SHRF and SSRC-TB exposes how security threats from the Burma Army an... Read more ►

Charges Against Journalist Aung Marm Oo Must Be Dropped: Burma Government Must Repeal Repressive Laws Used to Attack Media Freedom

May 22, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Campaign UK today called for charges against Aung Marm Oo, editor of the Development Media Group, to be dropped, and called on the government of Burma to repeal repressive laws used to arrest and jail journalists. Aung Marm Oo, also known as U Aung Min Oo, is in hiding... Read more ►

New Report Identifies Freedom of Religion or Belief As Key to Peace, Reconciliation and Democratisation

May 22, 2019 • Author: Christian Solidarity Worldwide

CSW’s new report on Burma was launched on 21 May at an event in UK Parliament hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Democracy in Burma and chaired by Rushanara Ali MP and Paul Scully MP. ‘Burma’s identity crisis: How ethno-religious nationalism has led ... Read more ►

Drop Case Against Rakhine Journalist Aung Marm Oo: Repeal Unlawful Associations Act, Protect Freedom of Expression and Association

May 21, 2019 • Author: Fortify Rights

(YANGON, May 21, 2019)— Myanmar authorities should immediately drop charges against Aung Marm Oo, the editor and executive director of the Development Media Group (DMG) based in Rakhine State, said Fortify Rights today. Aung Marm Oo, also known as Aung Min Oo, faces charge... Read more ►

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UN Refugee Chief Visits Myanmar This Week

May 20, 2019 • Author: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, began his five-day visit to Myanmar this morning. This is the first visit by the head of the UN Refugee Agency to Myanmar since August 2017. Grandi is scheduled to spend the first two days in Myanmar’s Rakhine State w... Read more ►

Rohingya Refugees and International Supporters Welcome and Endorse UN Fact-Finding Mission’s Timely Call for Withdrawal of Financial and Other Support to Myanmar

May 15, 2019 • Author: The Free Rohingya Coalition

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh: The Free Rohingya Coalition, the world’s largest activist network of Rohingya refugee activists, and their Burmese and international supporters working to end the group’s decades-long genocidal persecution by Myanmar, unequivocally welcome and ... Read more ►

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UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar urges financial isolation of Myanmar military

May 14, 2019 • Author: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (14 May 2019) – The UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) urged the international community on Tuesday to cut off all financial and other support to Myanmar’s military, saying its commanders need to be isolated and brought before a cr... Read more ►