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A Community Maps its Resources
, February 07, 2017
“We now realize and understand the value of our resources which we were never aware of before.” -Thet Ye Winn, member of Kalubar Village Development . . .
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EarthRights International Condemns the Senseless Killing of Leading Myanmar Lawyer, U Ko Ni, and Calls for a Transparent Investigation
, February 03, 2017
EarthRights International (ERI) condemns the senseless killing of leading Myanmar constitutional lawyer U Ko Ni, who was fatally shot at point blank range at Yangon . . .
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People over Pipelines
, January 30, 2017
It’s only been one week and we’re already feeling the significant and detrimental effects of the Trump administration. On Tuesday, President Trump signed executive orders . . .
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We need to talk about Rex Tillerson
by Guest, January 10, 2017
We, along with 15 other human rights, environmental justice, and social justice organizations, wrote a letter to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, expressing our . . .
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Myanmar: Say ‘No’ to Coal and Big Hydropower
, December 22, 2016
A network of Civil Society Organizations released a statement urging the National League for Democracy (NLD) government to completely abandon plans for coal and big . . .
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U’wa Summit in Defense of Life
, December 08, 2016
“We call this a summit, because it is as if we are climbing a mountain together.” --Edwin Tegria, community leader, U’wa Nation (Colombia) The rooster . . .
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Another Disaster for Thilawa Villagers
Htoo Myat Hlaing
, November 30, 2016
I am walking on the muddy long road under the gray sky. The wind is blowing wild and free and smells like wet earth. The . . .
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Customary Land Use Practices Need Protection Under Myanmar Law
by Andrew Smith , November 17, 2016
Successive governments in Myanmar have confiscated land for development projects with little regard for formal legal processes and without the Free, Prior and Informed Consent . . .
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These have been hard days. But the fight continues.
, November 10, 2016
Dear friends, As each of us grapples with the outcome of the election in our own way, I hope that you are taking the time . . .
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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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