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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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Oral Statement to the CEDAW Committee on Myanmar: Report on the Situation of Women and Girls from Northern Rakhine State

February 22, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

After the Myanmar military launched its campaign of ethnic cleansing in August 2017, Human Rights Watch researchers spoke with Rohingya women and girls from 19 villages in Rakhine State who had been raped by security forces. We witnessed their deep pain, shame, and distress... Read more ►

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

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

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 ►

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Time for Targeted Sanctions against Military Businesses

February 21, 2019 • Author: ALTSEAN-Burma

The ongoing refusal to halt atrocity crimes and other human rights violations targeting civilians, including Rohingya, Kachin and Shan communities, which has worsened because of intensified conflict between the Arakan Army and the Tatmadaw in Arakan/Rakhine State, highlights... Read more ►

New Constitution Needed for Genuine Transition to Democracy

February 21, 2019 • Author: Progressive Voice

“The current constitution is not democratic, and Myanmar cannot be considered a democracy without it being amended.”The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar Two years since the assassination of U Ko Ni, the National League for Democracy’s (NLD... Read more ►

State of Corruption: The Top-level Conspiracy Behind the Global Trade in Myanmar’s Stolen Teak

February 20, 2019 • Author: Environmental Investigation Agency

Introduction The forests of Myanmar are defined by their monetary value and have been part of the military and economic elites’ profits and, in some cases, survival for decades. The entire legal state forestry and timber trade sectors have been systematically riddled with... Read more ►

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World Day of Social Justice 2019 Statement

February 20, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Foundation of Monland

HURFOM: Today, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) is celebrating World Day of Social Justice. This year’s theme is “If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice,” a welcome reminder that social justice is at the core of peace and prosperity... Read more ►

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

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

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 ►

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Skirmishes Between the KNLA and Tatmadaw and Indiscriminate Shelling in Lu Thaw Township

February 19, 2019 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

This Short Update describes a skirmish that took place between the Tatmadaw and the KNLA in February 2019. It took place after three incidents of Tatmadaw soldiers firing artillery shells indiscriminately into civilian villages. The local communities have fled into th... Read more ►

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Methamphetamine Use in Myanmar, Thailand, and Southern China: Assessing Practices, Reducing Harms

February 18, 2019 • Author: Renaud Cachia, Thura Myint Lwin

Over the past decade, methamphetamine use has grown more popular in Myanmar, Thailand and Southern China. Based on in-depth interviews conducted with individuals who use methamphetamine, this briefing sheds light on the importance of promoting an environment that reinforces,... Read more ►

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Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Hears from Civil Society Organizations from Colombia, Antigua and Barbuda, Ethiopia and Myanmar

February 18, 2019 • Author: Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

GENEVA (18 February 2019) – The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this afternoon met with civil society organizations from Colombia, Antigua and Barbuda, Ethiopia and Myanmar whose reports will be reviewed by the Committee during the first we... Read more ►

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Statement on the Meeting for the Removal of Gen. Aung San Statue from the Gandahaywon Garden

February 17, 2019 • Author: Karenni State People’s Representative Negotiation Committee

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EU Must Halt Burma Police Training Programme

February 15, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Campaign UK today called on the European Union to stop training Burma’s military-controlled police force. On Tuesday 12th February the military-controlled Burmese police force opened fire on protesters with rubber bullets and tear gas, injuring more than 20 people. I... Read more ►