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Press release by Action for Shan State Rivers

August 25, 2015
Shans present 23,717 signatures against Salween dams to Australian consultants in Yangon

Shan community representatives are today presenting 23,717 signatures opposing the building of da [ ... ]

Press release by Save the Salween Network

August 12, 2015

Mon and Karen State residents fear increased flood risk from Salween dams

The Save the Salween Network is holding a press conference today in Moulmein, the Mon State capital, to raise co [ ... ]

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Large dams are being constructed on all of Burma’s major rivers and tributaries by Chinese, Thai and Indian companies. The dams are causing displacement, militarization, human rights abuses, and irreversible environmental damage, which is threatening the livelihoods and food security of millions. The power and revenues generated are going to the military regime and neighbouring countries. Read more...