Days before democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi led her lawmakers into parliament as Burma’s government-in-waiting, Ei Than watched bulldozers sent by the military destroy her house in a slum on the outskirts of Rangoon.
An explosion at a cigarette factory in Namhkam township, northern Shan State, has left several people hospitalised and has raised suspicions that it was a planned attack. Meanwhile IDPs forced to flee the fighting are running out of food and shelter.
Concern that Burmese army is employing controversial Four Cuts strategy in Kachin state as families given deadline to leave
Internal report in 2009 financed by the company behind the controversial Myitsone dam had called for cessation of project
Company behind the Tavoy megaproject in southern Burma acknowledges human cost of plans to build port and huge industrial estate
Up to three million people are displaced inside Burma according to a new report that documents the detached lives that children of war are forced to lead
Mar 9, 2009 (DVB), The past year has seen a continuation in forced displacement of people in Burma as a result of conflict and human rights abuses, a recent report[…]
Jun 23, 2008 (DVB), Twelve villages will be flooded and more than 5000 acres of farmland submerged if the Upper Paunglaung dam project continues, the Kayan Women's Union said in[…]