Progressive Voice - Press Releases (755 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 www.burmapartnership.org

၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ေအာက္တိုဘာလတြင္ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔မွ ေရွ႕ေျပးအသံအဖြဲ႔သို႔ ေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းခဲ့သည္။ ထိုေျပာင္းလဲဖြဲ႔စည္းျခင္းမတိုင္မီ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္သည့္ အခ်က္အလက္မ်ားကုိ ျမန္မာ့အေရးပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖဲြ႔၏ ၀က္ဆုိဒ္ http://www.burmapartnership.org/  တြင္ ရယူႏုိင္ပါသည္။

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Myanmar: Media workers detained over corruption article must be released

November 11, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

Two media workers who were arrested and detained today on suspicion of “online defamation” over an article that made reference to allegations of government corruption must be released immediately, Amnesty International said. “Arresting and detaining these two men rais... Read more ►

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ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ – အက်ဥ္းေထာင္ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္လဲေရးမ်ားသည္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးကို ေလးစားရမည္

November 10, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

ျမန္မာအစိုးရသည္ ႏိုင္ငံတကာလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး စံႏႈန္းမ်ားႏွင့္ကိုက္ညီေသာ အက်ဥ္းေထာင္ဥပေဒ ေပၚေပါက္လာေ... Read more ►

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Myanmar: Prison reforms must respect human rights

November 10, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

Myanmar’s government must seize the opportunity to break with its grim past where prisoners were subject to torture and appalling conditions by introducing key reforms that will bring prison legislation in line with international human rights standards, a new briefing from... Read more ►

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Jailed for Exposing Burmese Army’s Human Rights Abuses

November 10, 2016 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

Burma Campaign UK today called for the immediate and unconditional release of Khaing Myo Htun and urged the Burmese government to reform the Prisoners of Conscience Affairs Committee and to ensure the release of Khaing Myo Htun and all remaining political prisoners in Burma.... Read more ►

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ႏိုင္ငံေရးဆိုင္ရာ ညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရး ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

November 8, 2016 • Author: Delegation for Political Negotiation

၁။ UNFC ၏ ႏုိင္ငံေရးဆုိင္ရာညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးေရးကုိယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႔ (DPN) ႏွင့္ အစုိးရ၏ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ေကာ... Read more ►

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New Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity Documented By The Burma Human Rights Network

November 7, 2016 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

The Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) has conducted several interviews with Rohingya who fled Maungdaw following the crackdown by Myanmar forces. Those interviewed said they witnessed the Military shooting live ammunition into fleeing crowds – resulting in believed casualt... Read more ►

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Myanmar: Scrap Plan to Arm Civilians in Rakhine State

November 5, 2016 • Author: Fortify Rights

(Yangon, November 5, 2016)—The Government of Myanmar should scrap its plan to arm non-Muslim civilians in a predominantly Muslim area of northern Rakhine State, Fortify Rights said today. “This is a highly inadvisable and dangerous move by the authorities,” said Matth... Read more ►

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Burma: Farmers Targets of Land Grabs

November 3, 2016 • Author: Human Rights Watch

(Rangoon) – Burma’s government should urgently act to end the unlawful seizure of land in Karen State, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Officials regularly charge villagers with criminal trespass if they refuse to leave land, and in one case, police to... Read more ►

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Thailand’s top court dismisses criminal defamation case against Finnwatch researcher Andy Hall

November 3, 2016 • Author: Finnwatch

Thailand’s Supreme Court today rejected the Attorney General and Natural Fruit Co Ltd.’s appeal in a criminal defamation case against Finnwatch researcher Andy Hall. The charges in this case related to an interview Hall gave to Al-Jazeera in Myanmar in April 2013... Read more ►

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Myanmar obstructs reporters from covering crisis in Rakhine State

November 3, 2016 • Author: Committee to Protect Journalists

Bangkok, November 3, 2016-Security officials in Myanmar should stop obstructing and harassing journalists attempting to report on the conflict in the country’s northern Rakhine State, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The censorship comes amid widespread... Read more ►

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Ban Ki-moon urged to act on humanitarian restrictions in Rakhine State

November 2, 2016 • Author: Burma Campaign UK

More than 500 Burma Campaign UK supporters have written to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urging him to personally lead efforts to persuade the government and military in Burma to lift all humanitarian aid restrictions in Rakhine State. The restrictions mainly target the e... Read more ►

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Burma: Satellite Images Show Fire-Damaged Villages

October 31, 2016 • Author: Human Rights Watch

(Rangoon, October 31, 2016) – New satellite imagery shows evident fire-related destruction in at least three villages in Burma’s northern Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. The Burmese government should urgently allow the United Nations to assist in invest... Read more ►