This Situation Update describes events occurring in Ta Naw Th’Ree Township, Mergui-Tavoy District in the early months of 2017, including land confiscation, villager situation, villager livelihood, education, healthcare, road construction, communication and travel.
This Situation Update describes events occurring in Kawkareik Township, Dooplaya District during the period between January and October 2016, and includes issues regarding army base locations, rape, drugs, villagers’ livelihood, military activities, refugee concerns, development, education, healthcare, land and taxation.
Joint Statement by 68 organisations
We, the undersigned civil society organizations, condemn the arrest, detention and prosecution of six people, including three journalists, under the 1908 Unlawful Associations Act in Myanmar. We demand that the charges against them are dropped and that the three journalists are immediately and unconditionally released, as they have been detained solely in connection with their peaceful journalistic activities.
This Interview with Saw A--- describes events occurring in Toungoo Township, Toungoo District, during the period between 2014 and 2015, including education, healthcare, gold mining, forced relocation, land confiscation and taxation.
Saw A--- in B--- village, Toungoo Township, Toungoo District describes how his village had been forced to relocate in 1996. He explained how the villagers came back to stay in their village, and they submitted a registration letter to Township General Administrator, so that the village would be recognised.
This Interview with Saw A--- describes events occurring in Win Yay (Waw Raw) Township, Dooplaya District, including development projects, healthcare, education, community livelihood and armed group activities.
Saw A-- explained that the Three Pagodas Pass-Thanbyuzayat car road would be widened and improved, but villagers were concerned that this would damage their land. Their concerns had arisen because of complaints that villagers had not been compensated for damage to their lands when the Three Pagodas Pass-Thanbyuzayat car was originally constructed.
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