BRIEF – Latpadaung protestors keep marching

Around 300 locals residents from the Latpadaung copper mine area in Sagaing Division staged a rally on Monday calling for the suspension of the project. Protestors from the villages of Sete, Mogyopyin, Zeetaw and Tonywa marched for nearly two hours, shouting slogans denouncing the two mining firms involved: military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings and China’s Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper Co Ltd.