Progressive Voice - Statements (684 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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မိမိရွာလိုေသာ အေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားကို ေအာက္ပါအကြက္မ်ားထဲတြင္ ေရြးခ်ယ္ျဖည့္စြက္ ရွာေဖြႏိုင္ပါသည္။

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Commentary: Committing to Women’s Rights During Burma’s Peace Process

July 6, 2016 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Last week in Burma’s commercial capital, Rangoon, the Ta-ang Women’s Organization had to cancel the launch of a report because the authorities deemed its subject matter too sensitive. The report, “Trained to Torture,” documents Burmese military abuses perpetrated sin... Read more ►

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End Impunity: A Call for Accountability for Crimes against Religious Minorities in Myanmar

July 5, 2016 • Author: 19 Civil Society Organizations

On June 23, a violent group of people destroyed a mosque in Thaye Thamain village, Bago Region, and on July 1, a similar mob of people destroyed a Muslim prayer hall in Lone Khin village, Kachin State. In each of these cases, the authorities have failed to hold perpetrators ... Read more ►

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Oral statement by Amnesty International, the Women Peace Network-Arakan and The Arakan Project in light of the review of Myanmar’s fourth and fifth combined report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

July 4, 2016 • Author: Amnesty International

Chairperson, Honourable Committee members, Amnesty International, the Women Peace Network-Arakan and The Arakan Project welcome the opportunity to address the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and to raise our concerns regarding the situation of... Read more ►

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End of mission statement by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar

July 1, 2016 • Author: UN Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee

I have just concluded my fourth official visit to the country as Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. I would like to thank the Government of Myanmar for its invitation and for granting me an extended visit of twelve days. This has not only allowed... Read more ►

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Statement on TWO’s Cancelled Press Conference

June 27, 2016 • Author: Ta'ang Women's Organization

Unofficial translated summary of the statement by Ta’ang Women’s Organization. Original in Burmese below. Translation provided by Burma Partnership. The Ta’ang Women’s Organization (TWO) was preparing to launch their latest report, “Trained to Torture,” o... Read more ►

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Joint Statement: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

June 26, 2016 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation, Asia Justice and Rights, Ta'ang Women's OrganizationBurma and Wimutti Volunteer Group

The Network for Human Rights-Documentation-Burma (ND-Burma), Wimutti Volunteer Group (WVG), Ta’ang Women Organisation (TWO) and Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) are calling for acknowledgment and rehabilitation of torture survivors. ND-Burma, WVG and TWO, AJAR are jointly or... Read more ►

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ND-Burma Calls for an End to Torture on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

June 26, 2016 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

Today, June 26, is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. ND-Burma expresses our solidarity with and support for the hundreds of thousands of victims of torture and their families throughout the world. On this day, we feel it is important to bring light to the t... Read more ►

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တကၠသိုလ္ေက်ာင္းသား ဂြမ္ဆိုင္းေအာင္အား၊ အစိုးရစစ္တပ္၏ တပ္သားတစ္ဦးမွ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕တြင္း၌ ပစ္ခတ္သတ္ျဖတ္ျခင...

June 23, 2016 • Author: 142 Civil Society Organizations

ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕၊ ကၽြန္းပင္သာရပ္ကြက္၊ အိမ္အမွတ္(၁/၁၀၇)တြင္ေနထိုင္ေသာ (ဘ)ဦးေဂ၀ါႏွင့္ (မိ)ေဒၚလေထာ္နန... Read more ►

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KWO Message for World Refugee Day

June 20, 2016 • Author: Karen Women's Organisation

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Ongoing Tatmadaw Offensives and Impunity for War Crimes Undermine New Panglong Peace Initiative

June 16, 2016 • Author: Women's League of Burma

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is seriously concerned at the Tatmadaw’s recent new offensives and ongoing impunity for war crimes, which are undermining the government’s new peace initiatives. Since the new government took office in late March, the Tatmadaw has rein... Read more ►

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Five Years of War: A Call for Peace, Justice, and Accountability in Myanmar

June 9, 2016 • Author: 130 Solidarity Organizations Worldwide

Although much of the world has expressed excitement over Myanmar’s political transition, communities throughout Kachin and northern Shan states have been living with severe human rights abuses and displacement for the last five years. Since 2011, renewed armed conflict bet... Read more ►

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TWO’s Statement on Killing of Innocent Villagers by RCSS

June 9, 2016 • Author: Ta'ang Women's Organization

TWO condemns the RCSS for laying a landmine that killed one villager, and for arresting and killing two villagers in Namkham on June 1-3, 2016. On June 1, 2016, a villager from Kyuu Sai village, Namkham township, northern Shan State stepped on a mine and died immediately. 22... Read more ►