Progressive Voice - Statements (629 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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November 25, 2016 • Author: Karen Women's Organisation

KWO Message International Day to Stop Violence against Women

Today is the special day, recognized in the world, to bring attention to efforts to stop violence against women. The 25th of November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and is also the opening day for the annual Campaign that will last for... Read more ►

November 23, 2016 • Author: National Reconciliation and Peace Center

“Announcement on Situation of Armed Conflicts in the Northeast Shan State”

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November 22, 2016 • Author: Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network

Allow Safe Passage to Bangladesh for Persecuted Rohingya

The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), a civil society network of over 250 members, expresses grave concern over the fate of thousands of stateless Rohingya who are attempting to flee grievous persecution in Rakhine state at the hands of the Myanmar military. Follo... Read more ►

November 19, 2016 • Author: Students and Youth Congress of Burma

န၀မအႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ ညီလာခံ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

၁။ ျမန္မာနုိင္ငံေက်ာင္းသားလူငယ္မ်ားကြန္ဂရက္၏ န၀မႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ညီလာခံကို ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ႏို၀င္ဘာလ (၁၇) ... Read more ►

November 18, 2016 • Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Myanmar: UN expert warns of worsening rights situation after “lockdown” in Rakhine State

GENEVA (18 November 2016) – A United Nations expert has called on the Government of Myanmar to take immediate action to tackle the deteriorating human rights situation in northern Rakhine State. The Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee,... Read more ►

November 16, 2016 • Author: Kofi Annan, Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

Statement by Kofi Annan, Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State on the recent violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar

As Chair of the Rakhine Advisory Commission, I wish to express my deep concern over the recent violence in northern Rakhine State, which is plunging the State into renewed instability and creating new displacement. All communities must renounce violence and I urge the securi... Read more ►

November 16, 2016 • Author: 209 Myanmar, European and other Civil Society Organizations

Suspend negotiations for an investment protection agreement between the EU and Myanmar

Civil society from Myanmar and the European Union are calling for the suspension of negotiations for an investment protection agreement between the EU and Myanmar until the European Court of Justice has ruled on the compatibility of the controversial Investment Court System... Read more ►

November 15, 2016 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

Regional parliamentarians renew call for investigation into Rakhine State violence

JAKARTA, 15 November 2016 — Parliamentarians from across Southeast Asia today renewed their calls for a credible independent investigation into alleged rights violations in Myanmar’s Rakhine State following an escalation of violence in the northern part of the state over... Read more ►

November 4, 2016 • Author: Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand

FCCT Statement on the Dismissal of Myanmar Times Journalist Fiona Macgregor

The professional membership of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand is dismayed by the abrupt dismissal of journalist Fiona MacGregor from the Myanmar Times, following her reporting of alleged rapes by government forces in Rakhine state. Ms. MacGregor, who has ... Read more ►

November 2, 2016 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

ASEAN MPs call for investigation into reported rights abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

JAKARTA — ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) today urged the Myanmar government to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation into reports of abuses by security forces against civilians in northern Rakhine State. The network of regional lawmakers also calle... Read more ►

October 27, 2016 • Author: Arakan Army

ေမာင္ေတာအၾကမ္းဖက္မႈႏွင့္ ပတ္သက္၍ ရခုိင္ျပည္တပ္မေတာ္ (Arakan Army) မွ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

၁။ (၂၀၁၆) ခုႏွစ္၊ ေအာက္တိုဘာလ (၉) ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ျဖစ္ပြါးခဲ့ေသာ ေမာင္ေတာအၾကမ္းဖက္မႈသည္ ဗမာႏွင့္ ဗမာမဟုတ္... Read more ►

October 16, 2016 • Author: Arakan Rohingya Union and European Rohingya Council

Arakan Rohingya Union and European Rohingya Council Condemn the Violence in Northern Arakan/Rakhine State and Expresses Deep Concerns over the Emerging Humanitarian Crisis

On October 9, 2016, a group of unknown armed attackers reportedly carried out a surprise predawn attack on Burmese paramilitary border police (BGP) headquarters in Kyiganbyin, a police outpost in Kotankauk, and local police office in Ngakhuya in Maungdaw North in Northern Ar... Read more ►