Progressive Voice - Resources (444 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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Landmine Victim in Jo Haprao, Bee Ree: Mon IDP Report Case Study #2

September 14, 2016 • Author: Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland

The following case study is from the joint report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma” by Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), Burma Link, and Burma Partnership, which was launched in a press conference in Rangoon on August 12th and ... Read more ►

Western Burma Chin Report: Village Bulldozed by Burma Government Authorities in Chin State

September 13, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Burmese government operated backhoe loader removing structures in Bualpui village on August 31st, 2016. Falam Township, Chin state. In August 2016, Free Burma Rangers in Chin State, Western Burma, conducted a follow up relief mission in Falam township to examine the living ... Read more ►

Beneficial Ownership: Tackling Hidden Company Ownership Through Myanmar’s EITI Process

September 13, 2016 • Author: Global Witness and Natural Resource Governance Institute

Myanmar is one of many countries where the oil, gas and mining industries have long been synonymous with secrecy and dirty dealing. Too often resource riches which could be used to lift populations out of poverty instead fall into the hands of corrupt elites. The Extractive ... Read more ►

As Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Makes Historic U.S. Visit, Industry Lobbying and Vested Interests Jeapordise Obama Foreign Policy Legacy

September 13, 2016 • Author: Global Witness

U.S. industry lobbying to roll back sanctions on Myanmar (Burma) before critical reforms in the country have kicked in risks undoing its fragile progress towards democracy, prosperity and peace, Global Witness said today. The warning comes as President Obama prepares to welc... Read more ►

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Armed Forces and Democratization in Myanmar: Why the U.S. Military Should Engage the Tatmadaw

September 13, 2016 • Author: Center for Strategic and International Studies

Even after the November 2015 landslide electoral victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy the armed forces of Myanmar (Burma) continue to be the country’s most powerful political institution. This is hardly surprising. The Burmese military—also known... Read more ►

Myanmar’s New Dawn : Opportunities for Aung San Suu Kyi and U.S.-Myanmar Relations

September 12, 2016 • Author: Center for Strategic and International Studies

Five months after Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) swept to power in Myanmar in April following their stunning landslide victory in the November 2015 national elections, the new government is still very much in transition. Although the military th... Read more ►

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Kachin Alliance: Open letter to President Barack Obama

September 12, 2016 • Author: Kachin Alliance

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, We, the Kachin Alliance, write to express gratitude for President Obama’s tireless efforts in advancing and deepening the United States’ engagement in Asia Pacific. ... Read more ►

Latest Burma Army attack on strategic SSPP/SSA mountain base stokes fears of major war escalation

September 8, 2016 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Latest Burma Army attack on strategic SSPP/SSA mountain base stokes fears of major war escalation and new displacement in central Shan State SHRF strongly condemns the recent Burma Army attack on a strategic mountain base of the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSP... Read more ►

Attacks Against the Kachin, Shan and Ta’ang Escalate as Peace Talks Near

August 30, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

The conflict in Kachin state continues to escalate in Kachin State and Northern Shan State. Clashes and infantry assaults backed by mortar attacks are now a daily occurrence, and civilians are frequently caught in the crossfire. Burma Army soldiers backed by local militias, ... Read more ►

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Attacks Against the Kachin, Shan and Ta’ang Escalate as Peace Talks Near

August 30, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

The conflict in Kachin state continues to escalate in Kachin State and Northern Shan State. Clashes and infantry assaults backed by mortar attacks are now a daily occurrence, and civilians are frequently caught in the crossfire. Burma Army soldiers backed by local militias,... Read more ►

How communitv-driven are CDD projects in Myanmar?

August 29, 2016 • Author: IFI Watch Myanmar

The National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP) was created by the World Bank with the objective of assisting the progress of development in Myanmar through a people-centered approach. Central to the goals of this project is its “community-driven” nature. The e... Read more ►

Beautiful Words, Ugly Actions:The Asian Highway in Karen State, Burma

August 26, 2016 • Author: Karen Environmental and Social Action Network, Karen Human Rights Group and THWEE Community Development Network

This is a joint-report from KHRG, THWEE Community Development Network, and Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN). It details human rights violations surrounding the construction of the Asian Highway in Thin Gan Nyi Naung to Kawkareik, Dooplaya District, which... Read more ►