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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Hidden Strengths, Hidden Struggles: Women’s testimonies from southeast Myanmar

August 3, 2016 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

This report presents women’s testimonies in respect of various issues during the reporting period of January 2012 to March 2016. These issues include the dangers posed to women by the presence of armed actors in communities; the effects of land confiscation and development... Read more ►

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KILLING FOR COAL: arbitrary arrest, torture, and killing of villagers by Burma Army to secure Nam Ma coal mines

August 2, 2016 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Burmese government troops committed serious human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrest, torture and killing of local villagers, during their offensive to drive out the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) from the coal mining area of Nam Ma, Hsipaw towns... Read more ►

Examining Foreign Direct Investment in Mon State, Burma

July 30, 2016 • Author: Human Rights Foundation of Monland

Over the years, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) has produced a number of accounts highlighting the hardship faced by Mon people who have become victims to land confiscation. In this report, HURFOM reports on the effects from the recent surge of Foreign Direct... Read more ►

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Anti Muslim violence in Thuyethamain village on 23rd June 2016

July 19, 2016 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

A group of 11 people from Thuyethamain village sent a complaint letter to the Township Development Committee on 6 June, stating that they suspected that a warehouse under construction in the village was actually projected to be used as an Islamic school. The warehouse was be... Read more ►

CEDAW Shadow Report: Still a Long Way to Go

July 15, 2016 • Author: Women's League of Burma

From 1962 to 2011 in Burma, the combination of repressive rule by a male-dominated military and a traditional cultural patriarchy had insidious and pervasive long-term negative effects on women’s equality. Decades of repression adversely impacted women’s health, well-bei... Read more ►

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Burma/Myanmar: Geneva Call urges an end to mine use in northern Shan State

July 14, 2016 • Author: Geneva Call

Reports indicate an apparent sharp increase in landmine incidents in northern Shan State, despite commitments made by armed actors not to use these devices. To date in 2016, 14 such incidents have already resulted in 12 civilian deaths and 29 injuries. By comparison, in all... Read more ►

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Burma Army must be held accountable for extrajudicial killing of seven villagers in Mong Yaw

July 13, 2016 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Interviews carried out by SHRF with local witnesses show clearly that the Burma Army were responsible for the deaths of seven villagers in Mong Yaw, Lashio district, in June 2016. SHRF therefore urges the NLD-led government to take immediate action to ensure that the militar... Read more ►

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War continues in Burma: 19-Year-Old Shot and Killed at Checkpoint, 22-Year-Old Killed by a Landmine, and a Mother injured by Shrapnel

July 12, 2016 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

The Burma Army is currently engaged in an escalating conflict in both northern Shan and Kachin states. The situation has left several dead, including a 22-year-old man killed by a landmine, and others injured, such as a 39-year-old mother wounded by shrapnel and incapacitate... Read more ►

Achieving Health Equity in Contested Areas of Southeast Myanmar

July 11, 2016 • Author: The Asia Foundation

Throughout decades of ethnic armed conflict, the governance environment in many of Myanmar’s non- Burman areas has become deeply fractured, as ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) have established parallel governance systems, including healthcare departments. This report give... Read more ►

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Government’s first 100 days fail to impress on human rights

July 10, 2016 • Author: FIDH

Paris, Bangkok, 10 July 2016: Despite encouraging steps, Burma’s new government failed to impress in key human rights areas during its first 100 days in office, FIDH and its member organization ALTSEAN-Burma said today. The two organizations called on the government to est... Read more ►

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Myanmar CSO Shadow Report on Thematic Issues: Violence against Women

July 6, 2016 • Author: CEDAW Action Myanmar

This CEDAW Shadow Report is written by CEDAW Action Myanmar (CAM). This working group is established in 2012 and consists of 15 local organizations. The report consists of perceptions of 309 (with 226 women and 83 men) respondents who participated in a survey; along with new... Read more ►

Our Customary Lands

July 5, 2016 • Author: Ethnic Community Development Forum

In January 2016 the government adopted a National Land Use Policy, which included the recognition of customary land management practices. While this is a welcome first step in the necessary integration of Burma’s customary land management systems with the national-level sy... Read more ►