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

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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March 7, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice and Athan

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ – သတင္းေထာက္ကိုေဆြဝင္းအေပၚ စဲြဆုိထားသည့္ အသေရဖ်က္မႈစြဲခ်က္မ်ားအား ပယ္ဖ်က္ၿပီး ဆက္သြယ္ေရးဥပေဒ ပုဒ္မ ၆၆(ဃ) ကို ဖ်က္သိမ္းေပးရန္

ကိုေဆြဝင္းအေပၚ အသေရဖ်က္မႈႏွင့္ တရားစြဲဆုိထားျခင္း ႏွစ္ႏွစ္ျပည့္ [ရန္ကုန္- ၂၀၁၉ ခုႏွစ္ မတ္လ ၇ ရက္ေန... Read more ►

March 7, 2019 • Author: U.S. Embassy in Burma

Myanmar Woman to Receive 2019 International Women of Courage Award

Yangon – Today, March 7, Secretary of State Pompeo is hosting the 13th Annual International Women of Courage (IWOC) Award at the U.S. Department of State to honor 10 extraordinary women from around the world. First Lady of the United States Melania Trump will deliver speci... Read more ►

February 28, 2019 • Author: UN Security Council

Crisis in Rakhine State, Violence Could Derail Gains in Myanmar’s Peace Process, Special Envoy Warns Security Council, Calling for Unimpeded Humanitarian Access

Fragility, tensions and violence in Myanmar — including, but not limited to, the recent crisis in Rakhine State — risk jeopardizing important strides made in that country’s peace process, the top United Nations official in Myanmar warned the Security Council today, urg... Read more ►

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

Press Release: Land and Forest Governance in the Naga Village Republic

Indigenous Naga communities call on the Myanmar government to recognize customary tenure and respect their rights to own, use and govern over the lands, territories and resources, which they have occupied since time immemorial. The Naga Hills lie on the divide between north... Read more ►

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

ထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ – နာဂရြာျပည္ ေျမယာႏွင့္ သစ္ေတာစီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ

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

February 27, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Visa End Promotion of Burmese Military Golf Course

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 ►

February 27, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Burma Must Allow Aid Access for All Areas of Rakhine State

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 ►

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

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

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 ►

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

Third Group of Myanmar Refugees Return Home from Thailand with UNHCR Support

This week more than 500 refugees in Thailand are expected to return to south-eastern Myanmar as part of a voluntary repatriation process led by the Royal Thai Government and the Government of the Union of Myanmar, with the support of UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and its par... Read more ►

February 15, 2019 • Author: Athan and Fortify Rights

Free Seven University Students in Mandalay: University Students Sentenced to Hard Labor for Peaceful Protest

(YANGON, February 15, 2019) – The Government of Myanmar should immediately and unconditionally free seven university students sentenced to three months in prison with hard labor for peacefully protesting security conditions on their university campus in Mandalay, said Atha... Read more ►

February 14, 2019 • Author: UN Human Rights Office

UN Women’s Rights Committee to Review Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Botswana, Colombia, Ethiopia, Myanmar, Serbia, and the United Kingdom

GENEVA (14 February 2019) — The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is meeting in Geneva from February 18 to March 8 to review women’s rights in the following countries: Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Botswana, Colombia, Ethiopia, Serbia... Read more ►

February 13, 2019 • Author: Fortify Rights

Protect Peaceful Protesters in Karenni State: Police Fired Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas at Protesters

(YANGON, February 13, 2019) – Myanmar authorities should end an ongoing crackdown and investigate the use of excessive force by police officers against peaceful ethnic Karenni protesters in Loikaw, Fortify Rights said today. Yesterday, February 12, police aimed water canno... Read more ►