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Media Advisory – Report Release on Paunglaung Dam

By Physicians for Human Rights Land in Our Hands and Kayan New Generation Youth  •  October 1, 2015

YANGON – A Press Conference will be held from 2 to 4 PM at House of Memories (U Wisara road, east side, between Dhamma Zedi Road and Myaynigone junction) to release the report “Forced Displacements and Destroyed Lives around Upper Paunglaung Dam in Shan State, Myanmar,” by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Land in Our Hands (LIOH) and Kayan New generation Youth (KNGY).

The report details livelihoods, health and food security impacts on 8000 people displaced by Paunglaung Dam. Representatives from the affected community as well as PHR, LIOH, KNGY will discuss the report findings.

WHEN:  2PM on Monday, October 5.

WHERE:  House of Memories is on the east side of U Wisara road,  between Dhamma Zedi Road and Myaynigone junction.

CONTACTS:
Vesna Jaksic Lowe, deputy director of communications, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), vjaksiclowe@phrusa.org; 1 917.679.0110

Bill Davis, consultant, wdavis@phrusa.org; 0925 916 8531

Ko Si Thu, Lands in Our Hands: landsinourhands@gmail.com, 094 0370 6052

Khun Athai, Kayan New Generation Youth: kngy.org@gmail.com, www.kngy.org , 0925 290 7906


ရန္ကုန္- နံနက္ (၁၀) နာရီ မွ ေန ့လည္ပိုင္းအထိ (ဦ၀ိစာရလမ္း အေရွ ့ဘက္ျခမ္း၊ ဓမၼေစတီလမ္းႏွင့္ ေျမနီကုန္းလမ္းဆံုၾကား) တြင္တည္ရိွေသာ House of Memories တြင္ “ျမန္မာႏွိင္ငံ၊ ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္္ အထက္ေပါင္းေလာင္ေရကာတာ အနီးအနားတြင္ အတင္းအဓၶမေျပာင္းေရႊ ့ခံရျခင္းႏွင့္ ဘ၀မ်ားပ်က္စီး ဆံုးရံုးရျခင္း” ႏွင့္ စပ္လ်ဥ္း၍အစီရင္ခံစာ ထုတ္ျပန္မည္ျဖစ္သည္။

ဤအစီရင္ခံစာတြင္ ေပါင္းေလာင္ေရကာတာတည္ေဆာက္ျခင္းေၾကာင့္ ေရႊ ့ေျပာင္းခံရေသာ လူေပါင္း ၈၀၀၀ ေက်ာ္ရဲ့ လူေနမႈဘ၀၊ က်န္းမာေရး ႏွင့္ စား၀တ္ေနေရးလံုျခံဳေရး တို ့ကိုအေသးစိတ္ေဖာ္ျပ ထားသည္။ ၾကံဳေတြ ့ခံရေသာ ေဒသခံကိုယ္စားလွယ္မ်ားအျပင္ PHR၊ LIOH၊ KNGY တို ့ရွာေဖြေတြ ႔ ရိွ ခ်က္မ်ားကို ေဆြးေႏြးသြားမည္ျဖစ္သည္။

အခ်ိန္:   ေအာက္တိုုဘာ ၊ ၅ရက္ေန ့၊ ညေနပိုင္း၊ ၂နာရီ (တနလၤာေန႔)

ေနရာ: House of Memories သည္ ဦး၀ိစာရလမ္း၏ အေရွ ့ဘက္ျခမ္း၊ ဓမၼေစတီလမ္းႏွင့္ ေျမနီကုန္းလမ္းဆံု ၾကားတြင္တည္ရိွသည္။

ဆက္သြယ္ရန္
Vesna Jaksic Lowe, ဆက္သြယ္ေရးလက္ေထာက္ဒါရိုက္တာ, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR); vjaksiclowe@phrusa.org; + (1) 917.679.0110 (m)

Bill Davis, consultant, wdavis@phrusa.org; 0925 916 8531

Ko Si Thu, Lands in Our Hands: landsinourhands@gmail.com, + 95 (0) 94 0370 6052

Khun Athai, Kayan New Generation Youth: kngy.org@gmail.com, www.kngy.org , +95(0) 0925 290 7906

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