Progressive Voice - Press Releases (666 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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September 26, 2018 • Author: Fortify Rights

Bangladesh: Scrap Plan to Relocate Rohingya Refugees to Isolated Island – Prime Minister to Address U.N. General Assembly Today

(COX’S BAZAR, September 26, 2018)— The Government of Bangladesh should immediately scrap plans to relocate Rohingya refugees to an isolated and flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal, Fortify Rights said today. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to address the Un... Read more ►

September 25, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

US Should Promote Justice for Rohingya: State Department Report Finds Atrocities, but Silent on Policy Response

(Washington, DC) – The United States government should advance international justice and impose new targeted sanctions against those responsible for grave crimes against ethnic Rohingya in Burma, Human Rights Watch said today. On September 24, 2018, the US State Department... Read more ►

September 21, 2018 • Author: Justice4Rohingya UK

220 British Muslim Community Leaders Call for Burma to be Referred to ICC

More than 220 British Muslim community leaders have written to Prime Minister Theresa May calling on her to support referring Burma to the International Criminal Court. The letter was organised by Justice4Rohingya, which works for justice and accountability for international... Read more ►

September 20, 2018 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

ASEAN MPs Urge UN to Act on Devastating Rohingya Atrocities Report

JAKARTA, 20 September 2018 – Lawmakers from South East Asia today urged the UN to act on a devastating report on atrocities against Rohingya in Myanmar and do everything it can to pave the way for justice for victims, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said tod... Read more ►

September 19, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Domestic Commissions on Rohingya All Failures: UN Rights Council Should Create Body to Collect Evidence for Future Trials

(Geneva, September 19, 2018) – Myanmar’s domestic commissions on violence in Rakhine State have all failed to report credibly on atrocities against Rohingya or advance justice, Human Rights Watch said today in a report on eight Myanmar government commissions since 2012.... Read more ►

September 18, 2018 • Author: UN Fact-Finding Mission, UN Human Rights Council

UN Fact-Finding Mission releases its full account of massive violations by military in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan States

GENEVA (18 September 2018) – The Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar on Tuesday released the full 440-page account of the findings of its 15-month examination of the situation in three states in Myanmar. The report also makes dozens of recommendations... Read more ►

September 18, 2018 • Author: FORUM-ASIA, Progressive Voice, Kachin Human Rights Defender and Women’s Peace Network - Arakan

United Nations Must Act Urgently to Bring Justice for Myanmar’s Atrocities

(Geneva, 18 September 2018) – The United Nations and its member states must act urgently to investigate and prosecute those responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes said Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Progressive Voice an... Read more ►

September 17, 2018 • Author: International Federation for Human Rights, Odhikar and Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma

Myanmar: New Report Urges International Action on Accountability for Crimes

Bangkok, Dhaka, Paris, The Hague – 17 September 2018: The international community must pursue all available avenues to ensure that perpetrators of crimes in Myanmar are held accountable and victims receive justice, FIDH and its member organizations ALTSEAN-Burma and Od... Read more ►

September 13, 2018 • Author: Office of Rushanara Ali MP

MPs Call for Myanmar Military Referral to International Criminal Court

Following the UN fact finding mission, over 160 Parliamentarians call for justice over the Rohingya crisis. Over 160 Parliamentarians across parties have signed a letter urging PM Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt MP to refer the Myanmar military to the Internati... Read more ►

September 11, 2018 • Author: ND-Burma

ND-Burma’s Bi-Annual Report Finds Human Rights Situation Deteriorating Across the Country

ND-Burma’s biannual report on the human rights situation has found that intense conflict between the military and ethnic armed organisations has been accompanied by a spike in the number of human rights violations recorded. In Kachin and northern Shan states the military ... Read more ►

September 10, 2018 • Author: Human Rights Watch

UN Rights Council: Secure Justice for Myanmar Victims: New Q&A on Prosecutions for Atrocities by Myanmar Forces

(Geneva, September 10, 2018) – The United Nations Human Rights Council should act to preserve evidence and create a path to justice for victims of atrocities in Myanmar, Human Rights Watch said today in issuing a question and answer document. The Human Rights Council is ex... Read more ►

September 7, 2018 • Author: Fortify Rights

Refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court: Pressure Mounts as Security Council Meets Today to Discuss Rohingya

(BANGKOK, February 13, 2018)—The United Nations Security Council should refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court to investigate genocide and other atrocity crimes against Rohingya Muslims, Fortify Rights said today. The Security Council will convene today, Februar... Read more ►