Massive Police Force Traps Families Near Development Project in Myanmar

Contact: 

U Mya Hlaing

Thilawa Social Development Group

+95 9795144934

 

U Than Win

Thilawa Social Development Group

+95 9250346131

 

Katherine McDonnell

katherine@earthrights.org

 

(Myanmar language attached below)

A group of 39 families in Thilawa, Myanmar is facing an aggressive land grab. A wall has been constructed around the homes of these families, cutting them off from surrounding areas, threatening their land rights and their livelihoods. The families, in partnership with local community-based organization Thilawa Social Development Group (TSDG), have organized to resist this land confiscation.

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