DVB spoke to the founder and leader of the Myanmar Farmers Union about her organisation’s aims and future plans.
Myint Aung, 63, doused himself in gasoline and self-immolated after being told that a residential project was planned for land seized two decades ago.
Villagers who say they have suffered from environmental and economic chaos as a result of a newly built hydropower dam in Pegu Division’s Taungtaunggyi held a protest on Sunday, calling…
Following last week’s sentencing of three local farmers, a Karenni court finds six more guilty of trespassing, prompting local supporters to stage a rally.
As many as 500 villagers protested in front of a township court after three of their peers were sentenced for their part in a symbolic “plough protest”.
Activists staged the symbolic acts to draw attention to the continued detention of Burmese citizens.