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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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October 9, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice, Action Committee for Democracy Development, Burma Monitor, Future Light Center, Generation Wave, Genuine People’s Servants, Association of Human Rights Defenders and Promoters, Human Rights Foundation of Monland, Kachin Women’s Association-Thailand, Loka Ahlinn, Smile Education and Development Foundation, and Synergy

‘Return to Sender:’ MNHRC Enabling Law Must be Returned to Parliament for Structural Reform

Overview The MNHRC was established on 5 September, 2011 by Presidential Decree and formalised through the passage of the enabling law – the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Law (MNHRC Law) – in March 2014. As outlined in previous ANNI reports, the Commission has... Read more ►

October 4, 2018 • Author: Karen Environmental and Social Action Network

“Studying Orchids Enriching Lives” Video Documentary

It is our great honor to present you the latest short video documentary, “Studying Orchids, Enriching Lives” which features the first research project conducted by Indigenous Karen women in the proposed Salween Peace Park in northern Karen State, Kawthoolei, Burma/Myanma... Read more ►

September 24, 2018 • Author: U.S. Department of State

Documentation of Atrocities in Northern Rakhine State

Executive Summary The Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), with funding support from the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL), conducted a survey in spring 2018 of the firsthand experiences of 1,024 Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar District, Bangladesh... Read more ►

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

Report of the Detailed Findings of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar

The Human Rights Council established the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar in its resolution 34/22. In accordance with its mandate, the Mission focused on the situation in Kachin, Rakhine and Shan States since 2011. It also examined the infringement o... Read more ►

September 16, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံမွ အက်ပ္အတည္း – အျပည္ျပည္ဆိုင္ရာ တာဝန္ယူမႈ၊ တာဝန္ခံမႈ လုပ္ထံုးလုပ္နည္းယႏၱရားမ်ား

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရွိ လက္ရွိအက်ပ္အတည္းက ညႊန္းျပေနသည္မွာ ျမန္မာစစ္တပ္အေနျဖင့္ ရခိုုင္၊ ကခ်င္ႏွင့္ ရွမ... Read more ►

September 16, 2018 • Author: Progressive Voice

Crisis in Myanmar: International Accountability Mechanisms

The current crisis in Myanmar indicates widespread abuses and violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law committed by the Myanmar military in Rakhine, Kachin and Shan States as well as in other ethnic areas throughout Myanmar. This has been confirmed w... Read more ►

September 11, 2018 • Author: ND-Burma

Update on the Human Rights Situation in Burma

Executive summary ND-Burma documented 45 cases of human rights violations across four states and regions over the period January – June 2018. ND-Burma recorded 24 cases over the same six-month period in 2017, and 50 cases over the whole of 2017. The uptick in human r... Read more ►

September 7, 2018 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Burma Army Conscripts Porters, Detains Elderly and Children During “Clearance Operations” Near Upper Yeywa Dam Site in N. Shan State; Arrests, Tortures Villagers in S. Shan State

From July 23 to August 9, 2018, Burma Army troops from five battalions – LIB 115, 501, 504, 505, 506 — carried out a “clearance operation” in villages north of the Upper Yeywa dam site in Kyaukme, northern Shan State. They forced 21 villagers to be porters and gu... Read more ►

August 30, 2018 • Author: Fortify Rights

“They Block Everything”: Avoidable Deprivations in Humanitarian Aid to Ethnic Civilians Displaced by War in Kachin State, Myanma

Summary More than seven years after war resumed between the Myanmar Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA)—the main ethnic army operating in Kachin State—more than 106,000 ethnic civilians remain forcibly displaced in Kachin and northern Shan states. The Myanmar Ar... Read more ►

August 30, 2018 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

Rohingya Facing Dire Circumstances During Monsoon Season

Executive Summary Almost every refugee interviewed responded that they are facing shortage of material to repair temporary shelters Lack of adequate health care was commonly reported The most common medical complain was children suffering from diarrhea The second most comm... Read more ►

August 29, 2018 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

‘Development without Us’: Village Agency and Land Confiscations in Southeast Myanmar

Executive Summary Land confiscations, the acquisition of lands that are already occupied or used by indigenous communities, are on the upswing throughout Myanmar. Current development practices in the country present a series of risks for the human rights of rural communiti... Read more ►

August 27, 2018 • Author: Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar

Report of Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar

Introduction Human Rights Council resolution 34/22 established the independent international fact-finding mission on Myanmar (the Mission). The President of the Council appointed Marzuki Darusman (Indonesia) as chairperson and Radhika Coomaraswamy (Sri Lanka) and Christophe... Read more ►