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Posts Tagged ‘Palaung Women’s Organization’ (19 found)

Opium Cultivation Surging in Constituency of Burma’s New Ruling Party

A new briefing paper by the Palaung Women’s Organization (PWO) exposes a dramatic increase in opium cultivation in Burma’s northern Shan State in the constituency of a drug lord elected into the new military-backed parliament […]

October 25, 2011  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Still Imprisoned: Opium Cultivation Soars in Palaung Areas Under Burma’s New Regime

Almost one year after Burma’s long-awaited elections were held in November 2010, Palaung communities in northern Shan State are suffering from the effects of an even greater upsurge in opium cultivation than in previous years. Local paramilitary leaders, some now elected into Burma’s new parliament […]

October 25, 2011  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Media Advisory: New report to Highlight Disturbing Extent to Which China has Advanced Construction of Tran-Burma Oil and Gas Pipeline Projects

On September 6, 2011, the Shwe Gas Movement will hold a press conference at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand launching a new report Sold Out: Launch of China pipeline project unleashes abuse across Burma. The report reveals the disturbing […]

August 31, 2011  •  By Shwe Gas Movement  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Military repression in Burma’s northern Shan State fuelling human trafficking to China

A new report released today by the Palaung Women’s Organisation reveals alarming rates of human trafficking from Burma into China, fuelled by large scale migration due to increased military repression and economic hardship in northern Shan State […]

June 14, 2011  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Stolen Lives: Human Trafficking from Palaung Areas of Burma to China

The Palaung Women’s Organization (PWO) has released a new report that explore and uncovers human trafficking in Ethnic Palaung areas.

PWO has documented 72 cases of actual or suspected trafficking involving 110 people, which took place along the China-Burma border, mostly during the past six years. The majority of those trafficked were young Palaung women from tea farming communities in Namkham, Namhsan and Mantong townships […]

June 14, 2011  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Poisoned Hills: Opium cultivation surges under government control in Burma

Through community assessments, this report by the Palaung Women’s Organization (PWO) shows that opium cultivation is increasing dramatically in Burma’s northern Shan State. The amounts are far higher than reported by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and are flourishing in areas controlled by Burma’s military regime, not in the ceasefire areas claimed by the UN.

January 26, 2010  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Palaung Women’s Organization launches report on surging opium cultivation in Burma

The Palaung Women’s Organization cordially invites you to the launching of our new report, Poisoned Hills: Surging Opium Cultivation under Government Control in Burma, at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand (FCCT) in Bangkok, January 26, 2010 at 10:30 am. Please join us as we discuss the pressing issue of opium cultivation in Burma’s northern […]

January 25, 2010  •  By Palaung Women's Organization  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Poisoned Hills: Opium Cultivation Surges Under Government Control in Burma

Through community assessments, this report shows that opium cultivation is increasing dramatically in Burma’s northern Shan State. The amounts are far higher than reported by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), and are flourishing in […]

January 1, 2010  •  By Palaung Women Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

လက္ဖက္ဖ်က္ပိုး – စစ္အုပ္စုကိုင္တြယ္ေသာလက္ဖက္ျပႆနာေၾကာင့္ ဒုကၡေရာက္ေနေသာ လက္ဖက္ေတာင္သူမ်ား

ဤ စာမ်က္ႏွာ ၂၂ မ်က္နွာပါ လက္ဖက္ဖ်က္ပိုး – စစ္အုပ္စုကိုင္တြယ္ေသာ လက္ဖက္ျပႆနာေၾကာင့္ ဒုကၡေရာက္ေနေသာ လက္ဖက္ေတာင္သူမ်ား အစီရင္ခံစာကို တေအာင္း (ပေလာင္) လုပ္ငန္းအဖြဲ႕ မွထုတ္ျပန္ျပီး စစ္အစိုးရအာဏာပိုင္မ်ား တဘက္သက္ေဆာင္ရြက္မႈမ်ား၊ အေရးယူမႈမ်ားေၾကာင့္ နစ္နာဆံုးရႈံးမႈမ်ားႏွင့္ ဒုကၡျပႆနာအမ်ဳိးမ်ဳိး ၾကံဳေတြ႕ခဲ့ရေသာ လက္ဖက္ျဖင့္ […]

July 1, 2009  •  By Taang Palaung Working Group  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤