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Posts Tagged ‘Land Confiscation’ (91 found)

Hpa-an Situation Update: Hlaingbwe and Paingkyon townships, March to May 2016

This Situation Update describes events occurring in Hlaingbwe and Paingkyon townships, Hpa-an District between March and May 2016, including the building of stupas, road construction, taxation and healthcare […]

September 26, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Military Confiscation of Karenni Ancestral Land in Karenni State, Burma

Karenni Social Development CenterIn Karenni State, the people and their ancestors have traditionally depended on agricultural land for their livelihood […]

August 11, 2016  •  By Karenni Social Development Center  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report: Military Confiscation of Burmese Ancestral Land in Karenni State

Karenni Social Development CentreThis report is based on direct testimony provided through interviews with 40 villagers between February 16 and March 28, 2015 […]

June 30, 2016  •  By Karenni Social Development Center  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Salween Farmers Demand Government Accountability for Land Confiscation

RANGOON — Participants at a land rights seminar in Mon State urged the incoming National League for Democracy (NLD)-led government to address past practices of land confiscation with a special court dedicated to the issue […]

February 17, 2016  •  By The Irrawaddy  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

မတၱရာၿမိဳ႕နယ္မွာ လယ္သိမ္းခံ ေတာင္သူေတြ ဆႏၵျပ

မႏၱေလးတိုင္းေဒသႀကီး၊ မတၱရာၿမိဳ႕နယ္က ေက်းရြာ ၇ ရြာမွာ သမ၀ါယမ၀န္ႀကီးဌာနက သိမ္းယူထားတဲ့ လယ္ေျမ ဧက ၆၀၀ ေက်ာ္ဟာ သမ၀ါယမအသင္းက ပိုင္ဆိုင္ေၾကာင္း ေျမယာပိုင္ဆိုင္မွဳ ပံုစံ(၇) ခ်ေပးလိုက္တဲ့အတြက္ ေဒသ ခံတစ္ရာေက်ာ္က ဒီကေန႔ မတၱရာၿမိဳ႕မွာ ကန္႔ကြက္ဆႏၵျပၾကပါတယ္ […]

January 20, 2016  •  By RFA  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ပထမအၾကိမ္ ျပည္ေထာင္စု ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ညီလာခံတြင္ ပံ့ပိုးကူညီသူမ်ားအား အသိေပးတုိက္တြန္းျခင္း

၁၂.၁.၂၀၁၆ မွ စတင္၍ (၅) ရက္တာ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္မည့္ ပထမအႀကိမ္ ျပည္ေထာင္စုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ညီလာခံသည္ စစ္မွန္ေသာ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးႏွင့္ ျပည္သူလူထုလိုလားေသာ
ဖက္ဒရယ္ျပည္ေထာင္စုစနစ္ျဖစ္ေပၚလာေစရန္အားလံုးပါ၀င္ႏိုင္ေသာ လုပ္ငန္းစဥ္တစ္ရပ္ မဟုတ္ဟု ကြ်ႏ္ုပ္တို႔အရပ္ဘက္အဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ားမွ သံုးသပ္ပါသည္ […]

January 10, 2016  •  By Myanmar Alliance for Transparency and Accountability and Land In Our Hands  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

FBR’s relationship with the Burma Government and an Assessment of the Current Situation in Burma

The situation in Burma is changing, in some case for the better and in others for the worse. In the midst of this FBR continues its mission of giving help, hope and love and putting a light on the situation. In areas where there have been improvements, such as parts of Karen State, some of […]

August 28, 2015  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Land Rights Activists Are Newest Political Prisoners

(Bangkok) – Burmese authorities should immediately stop using abusive laws on association and expression to halt the activities of land rights activists, Human Rights Watch said today. The recent arbitrary arrest of a prominent land rights advocate in Karen State exemplifies the government’s persecution of vocal opponents of land grabs by officials and their business associates […]

August 15, 2015  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Land Confiscation Continues Unabated Across Southeastern Burma

land owners protest thier land in BurmaOn 15 July 2015, Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) held a briefing of their latest report on land confiscation, “‘With Only our Voices, What Can We Do?’: Land Confiscation and Local Response in Southeast Myanmar,” a follow up to the 2013 report “Losing Ground.” The report provides updated information surrounding the state of land confiscation, while also documenting the emergence of new trends in the fragile post-ceasefire environment of southeastern Burma. As a means of empowering voices on the ground, KHRG’s research team has offered detailed insights into the experiences of local villagers in their ongoing struggle against the Burma Government, the Burma Army, and both foreign and local investors who have threatened their ability to live peacefully on the land they rightfully possess […]

July 21, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

KWO Six Months Summary of Human Rights Violations in Karen State: January to June 2015

The Karen Women’s Organization (“KWO”) collected information regarding continuing serious human rights abuses perpetrated by the Burma Army in all seven districts in Karen State from January to June 2015. Our data demonstrates that the Burma Army has taken advantage of the preliminary ceasefire to continue to commit serious human rights abuses, perpetrate direct attacks on civilians and expand its presence in Karen State […]

July 8, 2015  •  By Karen Women Organisation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤