Thai Investors Can’t Violate Human Rights In Myanmar

“We demanded for the ITD to solve all problems incurred from this SEZ, disclose information to the community, undertake meaningful public participation and ensure that . . .

Myo Aung (Myanmar)

“We should use different tools like media, campaigns, advocacy tools, to raise our voice—to get our rights.”
Myo Aung, EarthRights School Mekong 2011

Being a journalist is hard work. It’s even harder when you work in a place that wants to silence you. 

Meet Myo Aung. Myo Aung co-founded Dawei Watch, an underground news agency that covers the problematic Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southeastern Myanmar.

“Who will take responsibility?”: Communities Testify about Dawei SEZ at Thai Human Rights Commission

This week, communities affected by the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) testified at a public hearing at the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRCT) . . .