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Press Release
March 2, 2010
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China silent to appeals from across the globe to halt dam on Irrawaddy River

Ignoring its stated commitments to social responsibility in foreign investment projects, the Chinese government has failed to reply to numerous public appeals from affected peoples and petitions submitted by overseas Kachin to Chinese embassies in five countries to stop the Irrawaddy-Myitsone dam project in Kachin State, Burma.

Press Release
December 21, 2009

Black day for Burma’s Irrawaddy: junta ministers host Myitsone dam “celebration”

Hundreds of local villagers were forced to greet the Minister of Electric Power and Minister of Energy today at an official “celebration” ceremony to launch the construction of China’s Myitsone dam, which will block the Irrawaddy River for the first time and impact millions living along Burma’s main waterway.
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