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Faces of Change
Burma’s Disappointing New Investment Law
by Guest, October 21, 2016
A new investment law has been rushed through Burma’s Parliament, with the Upper House giving its approval on Oct. 6. According to the Myanmar Investment . . .
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Lawsuit Against Nevsun Resources for Forced Labor and Torture can Proceed to Trial
, October 14, 2016
In recent years, Canadian human rights lawyers and advocates have filed cases against mining companies accused of serious abuses overseas . While few of those . . .
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A Time for Change and Growth in Myanmar
by Andrew Smith , October 05, 2016
In the three months since completing the EarthRights School Myanmar Organizational Strengthening Training (OST), ten inspirational earth rights defenders from all over Myanmar have begun . . .
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World Rivers Day: Laughter, The Universal Language
by Guest, September 25, 2016
“UNO!” An indigenous Karen boy screamed and it echoed through the teak wood house. A group of EarthRights School Mekong students and staff hailing from . . .
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Even as Myanmar (Burma) Sanctions Are Lifted, Transparency Rules Must Be Kept
, September 14, 2016
President Obama, hosting Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, pledged today to lift all remaining sanctions on the country. We don't take a position on . . .
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His Country is Sinking into the Pacific
by Guest, September 12, 2016
In September of 2015, Ioane Teitiota was deported from New Zealand to his home country, Kiribati. He could have been the world’s first ‘climate refugee’ . . .
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In Getting Rich, Myanmar Can't Forget its Poor
, September 08, 2016
When U Mya Hlaing came home three years ago he found an eviction notice plastered to his front door. It accused him of being a . . .
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Police Forces Resort to Surveillance and Violence Against Peaceful Protestors
by Guest, August 31, 2016
In the face of nearly ever-present police violence, people around the world are questioning the extent and purpose of police presence. In Cajamarca, Peru, their . . .
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Borders, What's Up With That?
by Guest, August 24, 2016
How the stories of undocumented migrants fleeing to the U.S. from Central America offer insight into the consequences of U.S. and international financing. “It’s in . . .
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I am a River
by Guest, August 22, 2016
I am a river. My source is in the Tibetan Tanggula Mountains. Tibetans call me Naqu River . When I enter the Yunnan Province, many . . .
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