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Posts Tagged ‘Irrawaddy Region’ (2 found)

Protesters Allege Corruption of Judge in Irrawaddy Division

Photo By Salai Thant Zin The IrrawaddyPATHEIN, Irrawaddy Division — More than 200 locals staged a demonstration in front of the local courthouse against the rulings of a judge in Pantanaw Township, Irrawaddy Division, last week.

Pantanaw locals allege that the township judge, Thida One, has taken bribes, issued unjust rulings, delayed trials and refused defendants’ bail […]

November 10, 2014  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Land Protest Leaves One Dead, Dozens Injured

Farmers Protest in Maubin Township 26 Feb 2013 © JPaing / The IrrawaddyOne policeman is dead and dozens of police and protesters were injured following clashes that broke out on Tuesday over efforts to end a demonstration by farmers demanding the return of confiscated farmland.

According to local officials in Maubin Township, Irrawaddy Division, 27 police and 15 farmers were injured in the melee that erupted after police moved in to break up the protest at around 6 pm on Tuesday […]

February 27, 2013  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤