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Posts Tagged ‘Landmines’ (13 found)

Uncertain Ground: Landmine Use in Eastern Burma

This report focuses on field information received between January and December 2011. Key updates relating to the use of landmines in 2012 were also included, however due to the sheer volume of information that KHRG regularly receives, all field information received since the beginning of 2012 has […]

May 22, 2012  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Dam-Induced Floods Spur Calls to Suspend New Chinese Dams in Burma’s Karenni State

Unprecedented releases of water from Burma’s first major hydropower dam at Moebye due to heavy rainfall have caused severe flooding around the Karenni capital, Loikaw, spurring calls by community groups to suspend construction of three large hydropower dams planned by Chinese investors in Karenni state […]

October 4, 2011  •  By Karenni Development Research Group  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Suu Kyi Joins Nobel Laureates in Calling on Obama to Sign Landmine Treaty

Burma’s recently freed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi today added her name to the list of Nobel Peace Laureates who have signed a letter to US President Obama, calling upon him to join the Mine Ban Treaty. Fifteen other Nobel Peace Laureates, including Jody Williams and Archbishop Tutu, have also signed the letter-which was sent to Obama on November 30 […]

December 3, 2010  •  By Nobel Women's Initiative  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤