By Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization
November 7, 2012
Shwe Pipeline Brings Land Confiscation, Militarization and Human Rights Violations to the Ta’ang People
This report illustrates how the Shwe Gas and Oil Pipeline project, which will transport oil and gas across Burma to China, has resulted in the confiscation of people’s lands, forced labor, and increased military presence along the pipeline, affecting thousands of people.
Moreover, the report documents cases in 6 target cities and 51 villages of human rights violations committed by the Burmese Army, police and people’s militia, who take responsibility for security of the pipeline.
Download the report in English or Burmese here.
Tags: Forced Labor
, Human Rights Violations
, Land Confiscation
, Shwe Gas Project
, Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization
This post is in: Business and Human Rights, Environmental and Economic Justice, Human Rights, Spotlight
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