An Arakanese civil society group says that 300,000 people in Arakan State have signed a petition calling for greater control over resource extraction in the impoverished region.
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Watch as KHRG takes you into rural southeastern Burma, where forced land confiscation and environmental destruction is taking place under the backdrop of an increasing Burmese military presence.
Cronies of the ruling junta in Burma have been richly rewarded by recent privatisation measures which look set to further blur the line between business and politics
Sept 7, 2009 (DVB), Burmese activists today called on China to stop its construction of oil and gas pipelines across Burma that threaten both civilians, their environment, and the security[…]
Aug 6, 2008 (DVB), Burmese rights activists have called on people visiting China for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing to avoid buying any jewellery or souvenirs made of Burmese[…]
Oct 14, 2007 (AP) – Truckloads of illegal timber cross the Myanmar border to sawmills in China, while markets along the Thai border openly sell bear paws, tiger skins and[…]