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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin’ (94 found)

Three More Villages Being Shifted from Myitsone Dam Site

The Burmese military junta in its relentless effort to continue with the Irrawaddy Myitsone dam project in Northern Burma, Kachin State is forcing three more villages to relocate from the site […]

June 9, 2010  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to Chinese President Hu Jintao Calling to Stop Myitsone Dam

Dear President Hu,

On behalf of the communities suffering from the Myitsone Dam project in Kachin State, we appeal to you to immediately halt the forced relocation and destruction of the villages of those opposed to this project by China’s state-owned China Power Investment Corporation […]

May 27, 2010  •  By Kachin Development Networking Group  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Junta Forcibly Acquires Relocation Consent for Myitsone Dam

Villagers in Tan Hte village near the hydropower project site at the confluence (Myitsone) of May Kha and May Likha, tributaries of Irrawaddy River, the main waterway and lifeline of Burma, have been forced to give their consent to relocate by signing on a consent paper by Myitkyina township officials, a Kachin social group said. […]

March 4, 2010  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China silent to appeals from across the globe to halt dam on Irrawaddy River

Ignoring its stated commitments to social responsibility in foreign investment projects, the Chinese government has failed to reply to numerous public appeals from affected peoples and petitions submitted by overseas Kachin to Chinese embassies in five countries to stop the Irrawaddy-Myitsone dam project in Kachin State, Burma. Open letters from Kachin State leaders and affected […]

March 2, 2010  •  By Kachin Development Networking Group  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤