A Farmers in Nattalin, Pegu Division turned out in their hundreds to demand the return of land seized by the Burmese army 25 years ago.
A candlelight demonstration was held in Pegu for Daw Nyo, whose health is deteriorating in prison.
Aug 20, 2009 (DVB), Around 10,000 acres of rice paddy fields located alongside one of Burma's major rivers have been destroyed after weeks of heavy rainfall caused extensive flooding in[…]
May 1, 2009 (DVB), Post-cyclone aid should focus on assisting villagers and farmers to rehabilitate land, said an international aid organization yesterday after voicing concern about the fragile health of[…]
Oct 20, 2008 (DVB), Cotton farmers in Magwe’s Aung Lan township said they have been forced by a local military officer to grow sugar cane, even though the land is[…]
Jul 3, 2008 (DVB), The chairperson of Phyar Pon township Peace and Development Council is under investigation after being accused of misappropriating bags of fertiliser provided to township farmers, locals[…]
Feb 20, 2008 (DVB), Around 70 acres of farmland have been destroyed by heavy machinery used in a sluice project run by Ye Nwe hydropower department in eastern Bago division,[…]
Feb 11, 2008 (DVB), Farmers in Taung Twin Gyi township, Magwe division, have complained that the township forestry department has been cultivating parts of their privately-owned land without giving compensation.[…]
Jan 29, 2008 (DVB), Farmers in Shwe Kyin township, Bago division, have complained that local authorities have forcedly seized their lands and sold them on to other individuals. U Htay[…]
Jan 21, 2008 (DVB), Food shortages in Chin state following a bad harvest have led around 150 people to leave Burma for India, according to residents of the Indian state[…]
Dec 31, 2007 (DVB), The Burmese government has seized over 1000 acres of privately-owned farmlands near Meikhtila airbase for an upcoming factory project, according to locals. On 27 October, Meikhtila[…]
Dec 31, 2007 (DVB), Christian missionaries in Kalay township, Sagaing division, were given permission to provide a Christmas meal and donate clothing to inmates in three local prison camps. The[…]