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Dooplaya Photo Set: Road construction and expansion results in destruction of villagers’ plantations in Kyonedoe and Kyainseikgyi townships, December 2014 to July 2015

Published:
9th March 2016
The following photographs are part of a larger human rights report. Please follow the link for the full report:

[3] In Burmese, ‘betel nut’ and ‘betel leaf’ are referred to as konywet and konthih, respectively, as if they are from the same plant. The Burmese names are also commonly used by Karen language speakers. Betel nut is the seed from an areca palm tree, Areca catechu; "betel leaf" is the leaf of the piper betel vine, belonging to the Piperaceae family.