Progressive Voice - Press Releases (708 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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July 5, 2016 • Author: Christian Solidarity Worldwide

BURMA: NGOS URGE GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT RELIGIOUS MINORITIES

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), together with over ten other organisations working for human rights in Burma, today calls on the government of Burma to take urgent action to protect vulnerable religious minorities in the country, following two recent violent attacks on... Read more ►

July 5, 2016 • Author: 19 Civil Society Organizations

Myanmar: Investigate Destruction of Religious Buildings

Hold Perpetrators Accountable, Ensure Protection for Religious Minorities (Yangon, July 5, 2016) – The Government of Myanmar should conduct a formal investigation into the recent destruction of religious buildings in Kachin State and Bago Region, 19 nongovernmental organi... Read more ►

July 5, 2016 • Author: Ethnic Community Development Forum

New Report: Devolved Federal Governance Crucial to Protect Sustainable Customary Land Tenure Systems in Burma

‘Our Customary Lands,’ a report launched today by the Ethnic Community Development Forum “ECDF”, is calling on the government to protect and recognize ethnic customary land management systems through a new federal constitution and decentralized legal framework. The r... Read more ►

July 4, 2016 • Author: ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights

ASEAN MPs: Myanmar government must take action in response to anti-Muslim violence

JAKARTA, 4 July 2016 — Two recent attacks on mosques in Myanmar have again raised questions about the commitment of the Myanmar government to tackle rising anti-Muslim sentiment and the hate speech that fans it, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today. Th... Read more ►

July 1, 2016 • Author: United Nationalities Federal Council

Press Release by United Nationalities Federal Council

The UNFC Delegation for Political Negotiation led by Khu Oo Reh met with the government representatives led by Dr. Tin Myo Win, the 21st Century Panglong (the Union Peace Conference) Preparation Committee, on July 1, 2016 at the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC... Read more ►

July 1, 2016 • Author: Fortify Rights

Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia: End Human Trafficking, Protect Survivors

(Bangkok, July 1, 2016)—Myanmar, Thailand, and Malaysia failed to sufficiently combat human trafficking and protect survivors last year, Fortify Rights said today. The U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report objectively downgraded Myanmar to th... Read more ►

June 29, 2016 • Author: Human Rights Watch

Burma: Dismantle Infrastructure of Repression

(Rangoon) – Burma’s new government should use its parliamentary majority to repeal or amend the many military and colonial-era laws used to criminalize peaceful speech and assembly, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. “Successive Burmese governments hav... Read more ►

June 29, 2016 • Author: CEDAW Action Myanmar, Women Organization Network, Gender Equality Network, Karen Human Rights Group and Women's League of Burma

သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္။ ။ စီေဒါေကာ္မတီသုိ႕ ျမန္မာအမ်ိဳးသမီးအဖဲြ႔မ်ား ယွဥ္ၿပိဳင္အစီရင္ခံစာမ်ားတင္သြင္း

၂၀၁၆ ဇူလိုင္လ ၄ ရက္ေန႕မွ ၂၂ ရက္ေန႔အထိ ဆြစ္ဇာလန္ႏိုင္ငံ၊ ဂ်ီနီဗာၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ျပဳလုပ္မည့္ (၆၄) ႀကိမ္ေျမာ... Read more ►

June 27, 2016 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

NLD Government Must Restore the Human Rights for Rohingya population

(London, 27th June 2016) – Burma Human Rights Network (BHRN) welcomes the new report published on 20th June 2016 by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) of the United Nations pointing out the gross human rights violations committed against the R... Read more ►

June 17, 2016 • Author: Fortify Rights

Myanmar: Release Four “Rohingya Calendar” Political Prisoners

(Yangon, June 17, 2016)—The Government of Myanmar should immediately and unconditionally release four men who were convicted and sentenced on Tuesday for printing the word “Rohingya” in a 2016 calendar, Fortify Rights said today. The authorities should also immediately... Read more ►

June 8, 2016 • Author: 25 Civil Society Organizations

Public Forum on “Fulfilling the Right to Land Restitution for Displaced Communities”

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June 1, 2016 • Author: European Commission

Taking the EU-Myanmar Partnership to the Next Level: An EU Strategy in Support of Myanmar’s Reforms

The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have today adopted a Joint Communication that sets out a vision for ambitious and forward-looking EU engagement with Myanmar as the country’s transition enters its next phase. ... Read more ►