Progressive Voice - Press Releases (666 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

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December 5, 2017 • Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Council condemns alleged systematic and gross violations of human rights against Rohingya Muslims and other minorities in Myanmar

Human Rights Council AFTERNOON The Human Rights Council this afternoon adopted a resolution in which it strongly condemned the alleged systematic and gross violations of human rights and abuses committed in Myanmar, in particular in Rakhine state, notably against persons bel... Read more ►

December 5, 2017 • Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Human Rights Council opens special session on the situation of human rights of the Rohingya and other minorities in Rakhine State in Myanmar

Human Rights Council MORNING The Human Rights Council this morning opened its twenty-seventh special session on the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Opening statements were delivered by Ze... Read more ►

December 5, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

UN Rights Body Send Strong Message to Burma

The Myanmar security forces campaign of ethnic cleansing against ethnic Rohingya in northern Rakhine State has driven more than 600,000 people from their homes, villages and country with massacres, widespread rape, and mass arson. Government forces have substantially or com... Read more ►

December 5, 2017 • Author: US Congresswoman Betty McCollum

McCollum Condemns Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya, Urges Resolution to Humanitarian Crisis

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of H. Con. Res. 90, which condemns the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya in Burma and calls for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian acce... Read more ►

December 5, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

UN: China Fails to Scupper Resolution on Myanmar’s Persecution of Rohingya

Responding to the failed attempt by China, Philippines and Burundi to vote down a UN Human Rights Council resolution on the situation of the Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar, Nicholas Bequelin, East Asia Director at Amnesty International, said: “The adoption of tod... Read more ►

December 4, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar: UN Rights Body Must Take Strong Stand on Rohingya

The international community must take a strong stand on the dramatic deterioration of the situation for ethnic and religious minorities in Myanmar, where the military has carried out a vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing targeting the Rohingya people and continues to commit... Read more ►

November 30, 2017 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Bilateral Agreement On Rohingya Repatriation Deeply Flawed

[30 November, 2017, London] – On November 23rd, Burma and Bangladesh signed an agreement concerning the repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who fled the country following a targeted violent campaign by the Burmese security forces. Commenting on the plan today, Burma Human Rig... Read more ►

November 30, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

New Satellite Imagery Partnership

(New York) – A new partnership with the pioneering satellite-imaging and data company Planet will enable Human Rights Watch to increase substantially its use of satellite imagery to document rights violations around the world, Human Rights Watch said. Satellite imagery p... Read more ►

November 29, 2017 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Rohingya Crisis: UK Says Those Committing Human Rights Violations Must Be Held To Account – Time To Back ICC Referral

Burma Campaign UK welcomes a statement by Foreign Office Minister Mark Field MP today in which he said: “We are determined that those who have committed human rights violations including crimes of sexual violence against the Rohingya are held to account.” We call on the ... Read more ►

November 28, 2017 • Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Human Rights Council to hold a Special Session on the situation of human rights of the Rohingya and other minorities in Rakhine State in Myanmar on 5 December 2017

GENEVA (28 November 2017) – The Human Rights Council will hold a special session on “the human rights situation of the minority Rohingya Muslim population and other minorities in the Rakhine State of Myanmar” on Tuesday, 5 December starting at 10 a.m. in Ro... Read more ►

November 28, 2017 • Author: UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Myanmar: UN Experts Request Exceptional Report on Situation of Women and Girls from northern Rakhine State

GENEVA (28 November 2017) – A group of UN experts tasked with monitoring a global treaty on discrimination against women has requested an exceptional report from the Government of Myanmar on the situation of Rohingya women and girls from northern Rakhine State. The Committ... Read more ►

November 27, 2017 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Pope Francis First Visit to Burma is a Historic Opportunity to Challenge Crime Against Humanity and the Violation of Freedom of Religion in Burma

London, 27th November 2017: Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) looks to the first visit of Pope Francis to Burma as an opportunity for him to speak up for oppressed minorities, especially the Rohingya Muslims, Kachin and Shan people. Kyaw Win, Executive Director of BHRN, said... Read more ►