Media release by Kachin Development Networking Group
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January 8, 2014
A Kachin group today criticized the new corporate social responsibility report on the controversial Irrawaddy dams, calling for a locally-led development process, not one benefiting only China.
Press release by Burma Rivers Network
October 29, 2013
The Burma Rivers Network (BRN) is holding a press conference in Yangon today to urge the Burmese government as well as Chinese and Thai investors to immediately stop plans to build dams on the Salween River, as this is causing conflict and directly undermining the peaceprocess.
Press release by Salween community groups
October 15, 2013
Ethnic community groups today urged the Thai government at a public forum in Bangkok to halt plans to build dams on the Salween river in Burma, where militarization, conflict and human rights abuses are continuing despite current ceasefires.
Press release by the Kuki Women’s Human Rights Organisation
September 23, 2013
Villagers forcibly relocated for the planned Tamanthi dam on the Chindwin river in northwest Burma, are demanding that India and Burma compensate them for loss of their lands and livelihoods now that the dam has been cancelled.
Statement by the Burma Rivers Network
September 3, 2013
The Burma Rivers Network (BRN) warmly welcomes the Indian government’s recent cancellation of the controversial Tamanthi hydropower dam on the Chindwin River, which was planned for export of electricity to India. BRN urges China and Thailand to take similar responsibility for our shared environment and halt their accelerated plans to dam Burma’s major rivers to fulfill their domestic power needs.
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[Bangkok, Thailand] A new report by the Kaladan Movement raises community concerns about the lack of government transparency surrounding the
Press release by the Shan Sapawa Environmental Organisation
April 1, 2013
The Burmese Army has given an ultimatum to the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) to clear its troops from the west bank of the Salween River in an area where Chinese companies are planning a mega dam.
Press Release by Love Salween Group
March 20, 2013
We, the Love Salween Group, condemn government authorities for denying local villagers their democratic rights by blocking them from organizing a prayer ceremony to mark the Global Day of Action for Rivers on March 14, 2013 at Wan Awn village, Pasaung township of Karenni state.