Progressive Voice - Press Releases (756 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

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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မိမိရွာလိုေသာ အေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားကို ေအာက္ပါအကြက္မ်ားထဲတြင္ ေရြးခ်ယ္ျဖည့္စြက္ ရွာေဖြႏိုင္ပါသည္။

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Supreme Court Rejects Reuters Journalist’s Appeal Against Jail Sentence

April 23, 2019 • Author: Christian Solidarity Worldwide

Burma’s Supreme Court today rejected an appeal by Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two Reuters reporters who were sentenced to seven years in prison in September 2018, accused of breaching the Official Secrets Act. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo uncovered the massacre of 10 Rohingyas in... Read more ►

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ND-Burma မွ တႏွစ္ ႏွစ္ႀကိမ္ထုတ္ေ၀၀ည့္အစီရင္ခံစာအရပဋိပကၡမ်ားျပင္းထန္တိုးပြား လာျခင္းေၾကာင့္ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအတြင္းလူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအေ...

April 19, 2019 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation - Burma

ေန႔စဲြ။ ။ ၂၀၁၈ ခုႏွစ္ ဧၿပီလ ၁၉ ရက္ ၂၀၁၈ ခုႏွစ္အတြင္း တပ္မေတာ္ႏွင့္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္အဖြဲ႔မ်... Read more ►

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ND-Burma’s Bi-annual Report Finds Intensification of Conflict Led to Continued Deterioration of Human Rights in Burma

April 19, 2019 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation - Burma

For immediate press release Throughout 2018, ND-Burma found that the human rights situation in Burma continued to deteriorate due to the intensification of conflict between the military and ethnic armed organisations (EAOs). This was particularly the case in northern Kachin ... Read more ►

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Satire is Not a Crime: Drop Charges Against Peaceful Critics

April 17, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Myanmar authorities should drop charges against four performers for criticizing the military in a satirical thangyat performance, Human Rights Watch said today. Thangyat is a form of slam poetry traditionally performed during Myanmar’s April New Year holiday... Read more ►

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“Kachin Democratic Party (KDP) Send an open letter to the People Republic of China and State Counselor, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi”

April 14, 2019 • Author: Kachin Democratic Party

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DFID Must Increase Aid to Refugees and IDPs

April 12, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

The annual British aid budget for Burma is almost £90 million a year, but not enough of it is reaching people from ethnic minorities who have fled attacks by the Burmese military. In eastern Burma, around a quarter of a million people from ethnic groups now live in temporar... Read more ►

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Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo to Receive 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize

April 10, 2019 • Author: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Both laureates are serving seven-year prison sentences. At the time of their arrest in Yangon on 12 December 2017, they were working for the Reuters news agency, reporting on alleged human rights violations in Myanmar’s state of Rakhine. “Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo symboliz... Read more ►

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Press Briefing Note on Myanmar

April 5, 2019 • Author: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Myanmar  We are deeply disturbed by the intensification of the conflict in Rakhine State in recent weeks, and condemn what appear to be indiscriminate attacks and attacks directed at civilians by the Myanmar military and armed fighters in the context of the ongoing fighti... Read more ►

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Mr. Nicholas Koumjian of the United States of America – Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

April 2, 2019 • Author: United Nations Secretary-General

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Nicholas Koumjian of the United States of America as Head of the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar. Mr. Koumjian will be the first Head of the Myanmar Mechanism, which was est... Read more ►

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Burma Must Protect Civilians in Rakhine Conflict

March 28, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

London, UK — The Burma Human Rights Network calls upon the Burmese Military to immediately cease operations inside of civilian areas in Rakhine State, particularly the use of artillery and helicopters, in their efforts to combat the Arakan Army. While the conflict betw... Read more ►

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Newtec: Stop Working for Burma’s Genocidal Generals

March 28, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Newtec is a satellite communications company which is working for Mytel, a mobile phone company in Burma part-owned by the Burmese military. United Nations investigators documented how the Burmese military slaughtered Rohingya civilians, throwing babies alive into burning ho... Read more ►

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Myanmar: Women, Girls Trafficked as ‘Brides’ to China

March 21, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Government Inaction, Conflict, China’s ‘Gender Gap’ Fuel Sexual Slavery (Yangon) – The Myanmar and Chinese governments have failed to stem the trafficking of ethnic Kachin women and girls as “brides” to families in China, Human Rights Watch said in a report rele... Read more ►