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

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

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ICC Presidency assigns the Situation in Bangladesh/ Myanmar to Pre-Trial Chamber III

June 26, 2019 • Author: International Criminal Court

The Presidency of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”) has constituted Pre-Trial Chamber III, composed of Judge Robert Fremr, Judge Olga Herrera Carbuccia and Judge Geoffrey Henderson and assigned to it the Situation in the People&#... Read more ►

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Myanmar: UN Expert ‘Fears For Civilians’ After Internet Shutdown

June 25, 2019 • Author: UN Human Rights Office

GENEVA (24 June 2019) – The Myanmar Government’s shutdown of mobile data networks in nine townships could have serious implications for human rights and humanitarian monitoring in the conflict areas of Rakhine and Chin States, a UN expert warned on Monday. “As there is... Read more ►

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ – ထြက္ေျပးတိမ္းေရွာင္ရသူ တိုင္းရင္းသားလူထုမ်ားကို ပစ္ပယ္ထားျခင္းအားရပ္တန္႔ပါ

June 20, 2019 • Author: Progressive and 14 Civil Soceity Organizations

ဤကာတြန္းဇာတ္လမ္းတိုကို ၂၀၁၉ ခုႏွစ္ ဇြန္လ ၂၀ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ က်ေရာက္ေသာ ကမာၻ႔ဒုကၡသည္မ်ားေန႔မွာ ထုတ္ျပန... Read more ►

Burma/Myanmar: End Marginalization of Displaced Ethnic Communities

June 20, 2019 • Author: Progressive and 14 Civil Soceity Organizations

This animation was released on World Refugee Day – 20 June 2019 – to coincide with the launch of a report on protracted displacement due to armed conflict and related human rights violations. [Yangon – 20 June, 2019] Refugees and internally displaced perso... Read more ►

ASEAN: Prioritize Rohingya rights and safety

June 19, 2019 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development and Progressive Voice

(BANGKOK, 19 June 2019) – The government of Myanmar must ensure that the human rights of the Rohingya community are protected and respected while safe conditions should be in place in Rakhine State before any refugees are repatriated from Bangladesh, ASEAN Parliamentar... Read more ►

Forced Conversions Initiated by Local Authorities in Rakhine State as Blanket Restrictions Enforced Toward Christian Residents

June 12, 2019 • Author: Chin Human Rights Organization

On 24th and 25th May 2019 three Christians from Padekyaw village, Ann Township, were forced to sign documents by village officials and local monks verifying their conversion to Buddhism after being threatened with eviction from the village tract should they refuse. At approx... Read more ►

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တအာင္းအမ်ိဳးသမီးငယ္တစ္ဦးကို္ ျမန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္ စစ္သား ၂ ဦးမွ မုဒိမ္းျပဳက်င့္ခဲ့ၿပီး တာ၀န္ယူေျဖရွင္းေပးမႈ မရွိသည့္အေပၚ တအာင...

June 11, 2019 • Author: Ta'ang Students and Youth Union, Ta'ang Women's Organization and Ta'ang Legal Aid

၁) တအာင္း(ပေလာင္)ကိုယ္ပိုင္အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ခြင့္ရေဒသ နမ့္ဆန္ၿမိဳ႕နယ္တြင္ ၂၀၁၉  ခုုႏွစ္ ေမလ (၁၀) ရက္ေန႔ ေန႔ခ... Read more ►

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Statement by Ta’ang civil society groups on the Burma Army’s failure to take action over the rape of a young Ta’ang woman

June 10, 2019 • Author: Ta'ang Students and Youth Union, Ta'ang Women's Organization and Ta'ang Legal Aid

A 27-year-old Ta’ang woman, “Lway Sein” (not her real name), was raped by two Burma Army soldiers, out of uniform but holding pistols, when she went to a tea farm at about 1.30 pm on 10 May, 2019, in Namsan township, Northern Shan State. Burma Army Battalions no. 258,... Read more ►

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BHRN Appalled by ASEAN Report on Rohingya Repatriation

June 10, 2019 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

London, UK — Burma Human Rights Network is appalled by a leaked report from ASEAN’s Emergency Response and Assessment Team which predicted an easy process returning 500, 000 Rohingya to Burma in the next two years and downplayed the severity of abuses carried out by ... Read more ►

Action Must Be Taken Over Burma Army Rape Of Ta’ang Woman In Shan State

June 8, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma’s military and police have failed to properly investigate and seek to prosecute two Burmese Army soldiers who raped an ethnic Ta’ang women on 10th May 2019. According to local sources, two Burmese Army soldiers wearing plain clothes entered in Namhsan, northern Sha... Read more ►

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Deaths in Army Custody Need Independent Inquiry: Killing of 6 Villagers in Rakhine State Should Be Fully, Credibly Investigated

June 6, 2019 • Author: Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Myanmar authorities should independently investigate the killing of detainees held by the military in Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. On May 2, 2019, army soldiers shot and killed at least six villagers from among several hundred who had been det... Read more ►

Facebook: Close Burma Military Facebook Pages – More Than 25 Pages Still Hosted

June 5, 2019 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Campaign UK today called on Facebook to remove more than 25 Burmese military linked Facebook Pages on its site. The Pages are either run by the military, or by military-owned or controlled companies, or exactly reproduce military propaganda but may not be directly run ... Read more ►