Former residents of the area now being used as part of the Thilawa Special Economic Zone say they haven’t been adequately compensated for the loss of their land.
The Thilawa Special Economic Zone is fast becoming a prime destination for foreign investment, but local people say their concerns aren’t being taken seriously.
In August, Burma’s newly elected government overhauled the senior figures heading the administrative framework for governing Special Economic Zones (SEZs). Union Vice-President Henry Van Thio replaces former president Thein Sein…
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In the face of harassment, threats, and some pretty powerful adversaries, Burma’s female activists are leading the fight against land injustices.
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.