Progressive Voice - Press Releases (794 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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U.N. Security Council: Refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court

May 8, 2018 • Author: Fortify Rights and Human Rights Watch

(NEW YORK, May 8, 2018)—The United Nations Security Council should refer the situation in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate and possibly prosecute atrocity crimes, including the crime of genocide, against Rohingya Muslims and other... Read more ►

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UN Security Council: Refer Myanmar to ICC

May 8, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The United Nations Security Council should immediately refer the situation in Myanmar, including the widespread and systematic abuses against ethnic Rohingya, to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Human Rights Watch said today. During the first week of M... Read more ►

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PHR Joins Call for Myanmar Referral to ICC

May 8, 2018 • Author: Physicians for Human Rights

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) joins the voices calling on the United Nations Security Council to refer the situation in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to carry out an independent, transparent, and swift investigation into atrocities committed against t... Read more ►

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Reuters Reporters Imprisoned in Myanmar Symbolize Worldwide Fight for Free Expression on World Press Freedom Day

May 3, 2018 • Author: Amnesty International USA

While the world marks World Press Freedom Day today, the plight of two reporters who have been detained in Myanmar for their investigation into military crimes against the Rohingya is just one example of the global attack on free expression that endures throughout the year,... Read more ►

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Buddhist Ultra Nationalists Group Targeting Religious Premises in Hinthada Township, Irrawaddy

May 3, 2018 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

3rd May 2018, London – Ultra-nationalists in Hinthada Township have made significant efforts to confiscate and destroy a local cemetery, which has been owned and operated by Muslims for the past 138 years. Hinthada has a Muslim population of about 6,000 and the cemetery is... Read more ►

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Myanmar: UN Expert says Civilians Must be Protected as Kachin Violence Mounts

May 1, 2018 • Author: Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

GENEVA (1 May 2018) – A UN human rights expert has expressed grave concerns over a sharp escalation in hostilities in Myanmar’s Kachin State, which has reportedly killed at least 10 civilians, left several wounded and forced thousands to flee their homes in the north of ... Read more ►

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Muslims Jailed For Three Months For Street Prayers

May 1, 2018 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Authorities have sentenced seven Muslim men to three months in jail for organising prayers in the street in Tharkayta Township, in Yangon. The events in question took place nearly one year ago and the sentence was based on the Ward and village Tract Administration Law, which... Read more ►

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Burma: Renewed Fighting in Kachin State as Community Appeals to UN

May 1, 2018 • Author: Christian Solidarity Worldwide

The Kachin community worldwide has appealed to the United Nations Security Council to refer the government of Burma to the International Criminal Court, amid reports that new Burma Army offensives have resulted in the displacement of thousands of civilians in Kachin and Kare... Read more ►

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Beyond Rakhine, civilians at risk in Northern Shan and Kachin as violence continues in Myanmar


April 30, 2018 • Author: International Rescue Committee

Aid agencies unable to reach those most in need As conflict reignites in Northern Shan and Kachin, 5,000 people this month displaced by the world’s longest running civil war More than 120,000 displaced in Myanmar’s hidden crisis New York, NY, April 30, 2018 — The In... Read more ►

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Myanmar/Burma: EU extends and strengthens its arms embargo, and adopts a framework for targeted measures against officials responsible for serious human rights violations

April 26, 2018 • Author: Council of the European Union

On 26 April, the Council imposed further restrictive measures on Myanmar/Burma, strengthening the EU’s arms embargo and targeting the Myanmar/Burma army and border guard police officials. The Council extended the existing embargo on arms and equipment that can be used ... Read more ►

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The Nightmare Returns: Karen Hopes for Peace and Stability Dashed by Burma Army’s Actions

April 26, 2018 • Author: Karen Peace Support Network

A new report and documentary film by the Karen Peace Support Network have been produced to highlight the ongoing plight of the Karen people who must continue to flee the Burma Army’s military operations despite the existence of ceasefire agreements, including the Natio... Read more ►

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Karen Human Rights Report Launch Blocked

April 25, 2018 • Author: Karen Peace Support Network

Chiang Mai, 25th April: An event covering the current, unfolding humanitarian crisis in Karen State’s Mutraw (Hpapun) District has been cancelled. Karen Peace Support Network’s (KPSN) report launch event, tabled for today, was planned to raise awareness about the plight ... Read more ►