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 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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Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar: Concrete and Overwhelming Information Points to International Crimes

March 12, 2018 • Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (12 March 2018) – Experts of the UN Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar called on Myanmar authorities Monday to stop dismissing reports that serious human rights violations have been committed in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states. “The body of information and materials ... Read more ►

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Myanmar: UN Expert Calls for Accountability Over Violence in Rakhine State

March 12, 2018 • Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (12 March 2018) – The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, told the Human Rights Council on Monday she was increasingly of the opinion that the events in Rakhine State bear the hallmarks of genocide and called in the strong... Read more ►

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Burma: Withdraw Proposed Changes to Assembly Law

March 9, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

(New York, March 9, 2018) – Burma’s parliament is considering proposed amendments to the country’s assembly law that would further restrict the right to peaceful assembly. The amendments to the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law were passed by the upper hous... Read more ►

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Justice and protection for Rohingya women and girls – in support of call for Unilever to disinvest from Myanmar

March 8, 2018 • Author: Black Women’s Rape Action Project and Women Against Rape

We strongly condemn the ethnic cleansing, widespread torture, killings and systematic rape and sexual torture of women and girls by the Myanmar Army, as part of its genocide against the Rohingya people. A report, Rape by Command, compiled and published by the Kaladan Press N... Read more ►

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ကရင္နီအမ်ိဳးသားတိုးတက္ေရးပါတီ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

March 6, 2018 • Author: Karenni National Progressive Party

၁။ ကရင္နီအမ်ိဳးသားတိုးတက္ေရးပါတီ (KNPP) မွ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေဖာ္ေဆာင္ေရးအဖြဲ႔ႏွင့္ ျပည္ေထာင္စု သမၼတျမန... Read more ►

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Press Release by Karenni National Progressive Party

March 6, 2018 • Author: Karenni National Progressive Party

1. The Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) and the Peace Commission of National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) will hold a preliminary bilateral meeting at 10:00 a.m. on March 7, 2018 at the NRPC office in Yangon, Myanmar. 2. The implementation process of the b... Read more ►

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New Report from APHR: Summary of Findings from Mission to Bangladesh Covering the Rohingya Crisis

March 6, 2018 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

JAKARTA, 6 March 2018 – ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) today released, “The Rohingya Crisis: Past, Present, and Future,” a summary report of findings from a fact-finding mission to Bangladesh undertaken by members of the organization in January 2018. ... Read more ►

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Myanmar: Forced Starvation of Rohingya Highlights Danger of Premature Returns

March 6, 2018 • Author: Amnesty International

Reacting to the UN’s claim that Myanmar is continuing its campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya including through “forced starvation”, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Director of Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said: The Myanmar authorities must end all ... Read more ►

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Press Release: Historic New “End Genocide Bill” Introduced in Maryland General Assembly

March 6, 2018 • Author: International Campaign for the Rohingya

Maryland Delegate Bilal Ali (Baltimore City – District 41) has introduced an historic new bill to ensure that Maryland spends and invests taxpayers’ money in a manner that reflects Maryland values of upholding human rights and opposition to genocide and crimes against hu... Read more ►

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Myanmar: Senior UN Human Rights Official Decries Continued Ethnic Cleansing in Rakhine State

March 6, 2018 • Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

BANGKOK / GENEVA (6 March 2018) – “The ethnic cleansing of Rohingya from Myanmar continues. I don”t think we can draw any other conclusion from what I have seen and heard in Cox’s Bazar,” said Andrew Gilmour, UN Assistant Secretary-General for ... Read more ►

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UNHCR Appeals for Protection of Rohingya Currently Trapped on Myanmar-Bangladesh Border

March 5, 2018 • Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the safety of a group of vulnerable Rohingya women, men, and children from Myanmar, who have been living in a so-called “no man’s land” near the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh since the end of August 2017. UNHCR i... Read more ►

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Myanmar/Burma: Council Adopts Conclusions

February 26, 2018 • Author: European Council

On 26 February the Foreign Affairs Council adopted conclusions on the situation in Myanmar/Burma, in particular in Rakhine State, which remains extremely serious. The Council condemns ongoing widespread, systematic grave human rights violations committed by Myanmar/Burma mil... Read more ►