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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January 18, 2018 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Bangladesh-Burma Plan for Rohingya Refugees Risks Forced Repatriation to Indefinite Detention

18 January 2018, London, UK — The Burma Human Rights Network is concerned that plans announced Tuesday, January 16th, by Burma and Bangladesh to repatriate Rohingya who fled from Burma to Bangladesh due to a campaign of ethnic cleansing may be subject to refoulement to... Read more ►

January 17, 2018 • Author: Amnesty International UK

Myanmar: ‘Shocking Killings’ by Police in Rakhine State Must be Investigated

Responding to reports that the police shot dead at least eight protesters in Mrauk-U in Myanmar’s Rakhine State yesterday, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said: “These shocking killings are yet another example of Myanm... Read more ►

January 17, 2018 • Author: Physicians for Human Rights

Rohingya Repatriation Agreement Fails to Address Accountability and Safety Concerns

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today expressed concern over an agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled brutal violence in Myanmar. Dr. Homer Venters, PHR’s director of programs, who traveled to Banglades... Read more ►

January 17, 2018 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: Investigate Police Killings of Rakhine State Protesters

Reacting to the police shooting dead at least eight protesters in Mrauk-U in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said: Even if protesters were throwing stones and bricks, nothing can justify police ap... Read more ►

January 17, 2018 • Author: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Women Remain Underrepresented in Peace-Building Efforts in Ukraine and Myanmar

Women peace-builders develop alternate strategies  to participate in conflict resolution processes Washington, January 17, 2018—Women’s participation is critical to achieving sustainable peace, and yet women remain underrepresented in peacemaking efforts in Myanmar and... Read more ►

January 16, 2018 • Author: UNHCR

UNHCR Notes Bangladesh, Myanmar Talks; Stresses Importance of Returns Meeting International Standards

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, notes yesterday’s (15 January) meeting of the Joint Working Group on returns between the Governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar, in Naypiydaw, Myanmar. They reportedly discussed the implementation of their bilateral arrangement signed on 23 Nov... Read more ►

January 16, 2018 • Author: International Commission of Jurists

တပ္မေတာ္အား ျပစ္ဒဏ္မွ ကင္းလြတ္ေစရန္ အကာအကြယ္ ေပးထားသည္႔ ဥပေဒမ်ားနွင္႔ က်င္႔သံုးေဆာင္ရြက္မွု မ်ားကို ျပင္ဆင္ပါ။

အျပည္ျပည္ဆုိင္ရာဥပေဒပညာရွင္မ်ားေကာ္မရွင္၊ ၁၆ ဇႏၷဝါရီ ၂၀၁၈ မူရင္းသတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ကို ဤေနရာ၌ ရယ... Read more ►

January 16, 2018 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Investigation Needed in Northern Rakhine State into Possibility of More Mass Graves

16 January, 2018, London, UK — The Burma Human Rights Network believes the recent admission of guilt in the murder of ten Rohingya found in a mass grave in Inn Din village is only a small portion of greater crimes which occured in the area that have yet to be acknowled... Read more ►

January 16, 2018 • Author: International Commission of Jurists

Myanmar: Reverse Laws and Practices that Perpetuate Military Impunity – new ICJ report

Myanmar’s government must take concrete action to counteract decades of military impunity for human rights violations, the ICJ concluded in a report published today. The report Achieving Justice for Gross Human Rights Violations in Myanmar finds that gross human rights vio... Read more ►

January 16, 2018 • Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN Special Rapporteur on Myanmar to visit Bangladesh and Thailand – 18 to 30 January

GENEVA (16 January 2018) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will visit the country’s neighbours Bangladesh and Thailand from January 18, vowing to fulfill her mandate despite the Government’s refusal to work with her. “... Read more ►

January 16, 2018 • Author: Amnesty International

Bangladesh: Returning Rohingya to Myanmar illegal and premature

Responding to an announcement by the Bangladeshi Foreign Ministry that it will aim to repatriate all Rohingya refugees within two years, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said: “With memories of rape, killing and ... Read more ►

January 15, 2018 • Author: Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

Children of Myanmar Still Victims of Grave Violations Despite Measures to End Recruitment and Use

The United Nations Secretary-General, in his fourth report on the impact of armed conflict on children in Myanmar, documents progress in the Government of Myanmar’s efforts to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers, but notes that on-going clashes and the recent wa... Read more ►