The call from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission comes after squatters say their settlement was destroyed by thugs hired by local authorities in a village in Mon State.
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Settlers have returned to the Irrawaddy River-bank after local authorities evicted over 400 families before King Harald and Queen Sonya of Norway sailed the Mandalay stretch of the river.
The construction of a government-backed copper mine in Northern Burma has led to the forced relocation of farmers and families in Sagaing division. Testing their new-found freedom of expression, the Burmese farmers are[…]
Four villages ordered to relocate as China’s Norinco looks to expand Monywa copper project, Burma’s largest mine
More than 1,700 ethnic Shan living in Chiang Mai province village ordered to move by October after alleged trickery by Thai locals
Up to 200 residents to be forcibly evicted from Mandalay apartment block despite pledges by authorities to the contrary
Around 80 patients at a Rangoon care home given order to leave a day after released icon Aung San Suu Kyi pays a visit
Oct 1, 2009 (DVB), China's foreign ministry has denied rumours that the Burmese government forcibly evicted some 10,000 Chinese nationals from its northern border region. At a press briefing yesterday,[…]
Sept 28, 2009 (DVB), Burma's decision to order all Chinese nationals to leave its northern Kokang region has been met with agitation by China, who issued a rare admonishment last[…]