The Myanmar Peasants, Workers, People’s Party aims to represent the the “poorest and most vulnerable” the party’s general secretary, Aung Myo Khine, explains to DVB.
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As brands of Burmese alcohol compete with recently approved foreign liquor imports, Karenni villagers are fighting to retain local brewing customs.
The government has returned 5,000 acres of land to residents in Mandalay’s Tada-U, after confiscating it in 1993 to make way for construction of an airport.
Local residents in Karenni State are demanding that the government begin clearing the landscape of landmines placed around Lawpita electricity towers.
Around 1,500 farmers from Mandalay Division marched through Pyin Oo Lwin demanding the return of 300,000 acres of farmland allegedly confiscated by the government and private companies.
Farmers in central Burma’s Madaya have vandalised a local fishery pond in a show of anger over the reluctance of the fishery owners to negotiate.