Losing Ground: Land conflicts and collective action in eastern Myanmar5th September 2013Thematic Reports
The first photo was taken on July 15th 2012 and shows the damage to villagers' homes that resulted from gold mining near the Baw Paw Law River in Papun District. The second photo was taken on August 1st 2012 and shows an active construction site in the Toh Boh area, Tantabin Township, Toungoo District, run by the Shwe Swan In Company. According to villagers in the area, the Toh Boh Dam operations, including the construction of large buildings to house hydropower generators in Toh Boh village, have resulted in the displacement of villagers. The third photo was taken on August 9th 2012 and shows the flooding of villagers' homes in Let Kauk Wa village, Nyaunglebin District. The community member who took these photos reports that the flooding was caused by the Shwegyin Dam. [Photo: KHRG]
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- Last update: 30 October 2013
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