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Posts Tagged ‘Lahu Women Organization’ (2 found)

Lahu Women Demand End to Destructive Platinum Mining in Burma’s Shan State

A Lahu women’s group is calling for an immediate end to destructive platinum mining operations in Eastern Shan State. In a new report “Grab for White Gold: Impacts of platinum mining in Eastern Shan State,” the Lahu Women’s Organization (LWO) describes how recent platinum mining […]

May 8, 2012  •  By Lahu Women Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Grab for White Gold: Platinum Mining in Eastern Shan State

Since 2007, destructive platinum mining has been taking place in the hills north of Tachilek, eastern Shan State, impacting about 2,000 people from eight Lahu, Akha and Shan villages. The platinum is being extracted by Burmese mining companies […]

May 7, 2012  •  By Lahu Women Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤