Around 4,500 people who are living on land that has been earmarked to be used by the Thilawa Special Economic Zone meet with operators and investors of the project.
A group of residents living in Rangoon’s Thilawa have travelled to Tokyo to lodge a formal complaint to Japan International Corporation Agency.
Many displaced residents of the Meikhtila violence last March feel as though they have been forgotten.
The Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot will soon be forced to relocate when its land lease expires.
Thousands of people remain vulnerable in western Burma’s Arakan state as Cyclone Mahasen makes its way closer to the coast.
Oct 10, 2008 (DVB), Wild animals have been forced to flee to the jungles of India from Sagaing division by forest clearance for the Htamanthi dam project which has destroyed[…]
Sep 9, 2008 (DVB), Cyclone refugee U Nyan Win has been arrested in Naypyidaw where he was trying to secure the right for other survivors of Cyclone Nargis to remain[…]
Jul 29, 2008 (DVB), Local authorities in Labutta township in Irrawaddy division have in the past week started sending cyclone refugees from temporary camps in the township back to their[…]
Jul 25, 2008 (DVB), Families living in more than 600 houses in Rangoon’s Ton Tay township have been ordered to move out so the properties can be demolished and the[…]
Jun 6, 2008 (DVB), Local authorities in Rangoon division’s Shwe Paukkan township are forcing cyclone victims out of makeshift refugee camps in town and threatening them with relocation to Arakan[…]
May 22, 2008 (DVB), Cyclone victims sheltering in a community hall in South Dagon township, Rangoon, were forced to move by local authorities so that the hall could be used[…]
May 21, 2008 (DVB), Authorities in Kaw Hmoo township of Rangoon Division have been pressuring around 1000 cyclone victims currently sheltering in monasteries and churches to go back to their[…]
May 21, 2008 (DVB), The Burmese authorities have been forcing cyclone victims to return to their villages and replacing them with paid "fake refugees", according to a private donor who[…]
May 13, 2008 (DVB), Thousands of people seeking refuge in Bogalay after the recent cyclone have reportedly been relocated to Ma-Upin against their wishes, according to local rights activists. According[…]
Mar 11, 2008 (DVB), Local authorities in Rangoon division's Hle Gu township have forced farmers who live in huts on their farmlands to relocate to villages, leaving them unable to[…]
Feb 21, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Klone Kanyar village were given orders by State Peace and Development Council troops on 1 February to leave their village within 15 days. Around[…]
Jan 23, 2008 (DVB), Farmlands in Taung-ngu and Pha-pon disctricts in Karen state have been destroyed by government troops as road construction and army camp expansion work begins in the[…]
Jan 3, 2008 (DVB), As Burmese foreign minister Nyan Win met senior Indian officials to discuss bilateral relations, activists feared that a joint transportation project could lead to human rights[…]