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Statement by Karenni Civil Society Network on International Rivers Day

March 14, 2015 The Karenni Civil Society Network (KCSN), on International Rivers Day, is demanding that the Myanmar government and foreign companies halt all planned hydropower projects on the Salwee [ ... ]

The communities in Shan State urge halt to large dams amid escalating...

Press release by the communities in Shan State marking the International Day of Action for Rivers and Against Dams: March 13, 2015  By: Action for Shan State Rivers    The communities in Shan St [ ... ]

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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...