Karen CSOs highlight human rights issues and other matters relating to the repatriation of refugees in meeting with Yanghee Lee.
A series of small islands on the Salween River is at risk of ‘going under’ if construction of a hydro-power dam goes ahead as planned, says a local NGO.
Shan community groups are calling for the suspension of a Chinese-backed dam on the Salween River that they say risks exacerbating conflict and environmental problems.
Shan civil society organisations have renewed their call for a halt to plans to build a series of hydropower dams along the Salween River.
Burma and China are set to sign deals to build hospitals in Burma’s two largest cities and a strategic bridge near their shared border.
KESAN’s Saw Alex Htoo grew up along the Salween River in Karen State. He talks to DVB about the current threats people and wildlife face with new hydropower projects proposed…