Massive Police Force Traps Families Near Development Project in Myanmar


U Mya Hlaing

Thilawa Social Development Group

+95 9795144934


U Than Win

Thilawa Social Development Group

+95 9250346131


Katherine McDonnell

[email protected]


(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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