The recent resumption of protests over the Chinese-backed Latpadaung copper mine comes as China steps up its campaign to restart stalled projects in Burma.
Coroner confirms suspicions that farmer Khin Win was shot dead during at a protest against a controversial copper mine in Latpadaung.
Naypyidaw pledges that the voices of local residents will be heard as committee is formed to discuss the findings of independent Latpadaung impact report.
At least six activists were convicted on Friday for violating Article 18 of Burma’s controversial Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Processions Law
Seven villagers were injured with rubber bullets when police clashed with protestors in Mogyopyin near the Latpadaung copper mine in Sagaing division on Thursday evening.