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Title: Revived Cement Factory Draws Protestors in Hpa-an
Date of publication: 01 April 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Irrawaddy
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 10 April 2016


Title: Mi Karen Villagers Pray for Protection of Their Land and Natural Resources Threatened by Proposed Cement Project
Date of publication: 29 March 2016
Description/subject: Press Release
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Mi Kayin Community
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 10 April 2016


Title: Thousands protest against mines in Namhkam
Date of publication: 05 September 2014
Description/subject: "Thousands gathered in Namhkam, Shan State, on Friday morning to protest against commercial mining operations. The locals said that large-scale silica mining projects have resulted in permanent damage to streams and farmlands, ultimately ruining the livelihoods of thousands of people in the township. Demonstrators convened at the Nam Seere bridge at around 8am, then marched to downtown Namhkam shouting slogans..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 21 December 2014


Title: Nyaunglebin Situation Update: Kyauk Kyi Township, July 2012
Date of publication: 05 September 2012
Description/subject: This report includes a situation update submitted to KHRG in July 2012 by a community member describing events occurring in Nyaunglebin District, during July 2012. It describes the Norwegian government's plans for a development project in Kheh Der village tract, which is to support the villagers with their livelihood needs. In addition, the legislator of Kyauk Kyi Township, U Nyan Shwe, reported that he was going to undertake a stone-mining development project in the township, which led the Burmese government to order a company, U Paing, to go and test the stone in Maw Day village on July 1st, 2012. U Paing had left the area by the 8th of July due to safety concerns after a landmine explosion occurred in the near vicinity. Also described are villagers' fears to do with such projects, particularly in regards to environmental damage that could result from mining.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)
Format/size: html, pdf (263K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs21/KHRG-2012-09-05-Nyaunglebin_Situation_Update_Kyauk_Kyi_Township_...
http://www.khrg.org/sites/default/files/khrg12b74.pdf
Date of entry/update: 05 November 2012