Residents from 22 villages around the town of Tigyaing said they lost a total of 16,632 acres to land grabs by the military government between 2005 and 2008 to make…
More than 400 candidates from three new political parties devoted to representing Burma’s farmers will contest seats in the upcoming November election.
Court jailed farmers to five months in prison for trespassing and vandalism. Defendants say their lands were seized by senior officials in 1991.
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”.
Fourteen protestors and four street vendors are arrested as police break up the Michaungkan rally camp in front of Rangoon City Hall.
A stand-off continues on Wednesday between farmers and construction company workers at an urban development project in Tavoy in Tenasserim Division.