Progressive Voice - Resources (454 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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Trends in Small-scale Fishery in Myanmar: Tenure Rights and Gender in Mon State and Tanintharyi Division

March 12, 2019 • Author: Transnational Institute (TNI)

“Fish is the world’s most traded food commodity, and Myanmar is on the cusp of becoming a major international source.” Myanmar’s fishery sector is increasingly celebrated for its potential, and the country’s role as a major international source of fishery prod... Read more ►

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“Do Not Trespass” Land Confiscation by Armed Actors in Southeast Myanmar

March 11, 2019 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

Introduction “Whenever I go to my plantation, I see a sign erected by the Tatmadaw that says ‘Military land, do not trespass!”, a victim of land confiscation explains. “This makes me inconsolable. I live in fear that the Tatmadaw will permanently confiscate my land.... Read more ►

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The URGE: Voices of Women from Civil War

March 5, 2019 • Author: Women’s League of Burma

The URGE: Voices of Women from Civil War” documentary was commissioned by the Women’s League of Burma to highlight how conflict in Burma is impacting the lives of mothers, wives and families who have lost family members in the ongoing civil war in the country. The f... Read more ►

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar

March 5, 2019 • Author: UN Human Rights Council

Summary The present report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 37/32. The report builds on previous Special Rapporteur reports to identify progress and challenges in human rights issue... Read more ►

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Myanmar: UN HRC Must Keep Scrutiny on Free Expression Situation

March 4, 2019 • Author: Article 19

In a stark assessment in March 2018, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar reported to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) that “[w]hile the historic election of a civilian government for Myanmar promised a new era of openness, transparency and t... Read more ►

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UN HRC Must Keep Scrutiny on Free Expression Situation

March 4, 2019 • Author: Article 19

In a stark assessment in March 2018, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar reported to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) that “[w]hile the historic election of a civilian government for Myanmar promised a new era of openness, transparency and t... Read more ►

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Land and Forest Governance in the Naga Village Republic

February 27, 2019 • Author: Resource Rights for the Indigenous People

Executive Summary The Nagas are a trans-boundary people, comprised of over 40 tribes, living in the Naga Hills split between north-east India and north-west Myanmar. Naga people have deep historic, cultural and spiritual ties to their land, which is managed through the Naga... Read more ►

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Voices from Burma: Growing Up Under War in Karen State

February 24, 2019 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Hser Nay Paw is a 17-year-old medic from Karen State. She joined FBR training to learn more about medicine so that she can return to her village, where there is no medical clinic, to share and apply her knowledge. She also hopes to help educate the children in her village an... 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 ►

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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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 ►