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Villagers protest against the Thauk Ye Khat dam on Sunday 10 May, 2015 (Photo: DVB)
Villagers protest against the Thauk Ye Khat dam on Sunday 10 May, 2015 (Photo: DVB)

Govt must act over dam project chaos, say Pegu villagers

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…

Monks and activists meet at Mahamuni Pagoda to release fish and birds (Photo: DVB)
Monks and activists meet at Mahamuni Pagoda to release fish and birds (Photo: DVB).
Monks and activists meet at Mahamuni Pagoda to release fish and birds (Photo: DVB).

Symbolic acts of release mark New Year

Activists staged the symbolic acts to draw attention to the continued detention of Burmese citizens.