International watchdogs and Burmese activists have voiced distress and disdain over the Burmese police handling of protestors at Latpadaung copper mine, where one woman was shot dead.
Michaungkan villagers protesting government’s seizure of their land dispersed after nine months of peaceful demonstrations.
Chinese firm Wanbao extends ‘deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences’ to deceased Ma Khin Win’s family, following fatal shooting at Latpadaung copper mine protest site.
Officials and labour representatives pushed to establish minimum wage figure within two months.
For a second day, farmers clash with police at copper mine site as employees lay fence around disputed land. Police open fire, this time using rubber bullets.
A video appears to show riot police firing at fleeing villagers at Monday’s protest in Latpadaung where one woman killed and several others injured.