Residents from 22 villages around the town of Tigyaing said they lost a total of 16,632 acres to land grabs by the military government between 2005 and 2008 to make way for the Tagaung Nickel Mining Project and other ventures.
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Rangoon township authorities have issued an ultimatum to more than 200 Michaungkan villagers to disband their protest site at the town’s Myasaryan pagoda by 6pm on Monday or else face forceful removal.
Farmers protest in Bassein, Irrawaddy division, plan to confiscate 800-acres of their farmlands near Ngwesaung
Aung Thein Lin, former Mayor of Rangoon told farmers he would help them in land confiscation case with a big hotel group reportedly attempting to seize 200 acres