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Posts Tagged ‘Maday Island Port Project’ (3 found)

Statement by Local Residents at Ramree Island Regarding Shwe Gas Project, Deep Sea Port, and Oil and Gas Pipeline

Construction of Daewoo’s Shwe gas project, as well as CNPC’s Maday deep sea port and oil and gas pipeline have damaged our (local people’s) livelihoods and environment in Kyauk Phu Township since 2009. Additionally, there has been ongoing forcible land confiscation, providing no compensation or a limited amount of compensation for the confiscated rice farms and lands […]

May 2, 2013  •  By Kyauk Phyu Community Based Organizations and Villages  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China’s Energy-security Plan Damages Indigenous Peoples’ Lives in Burma

More Human Rights Abuses and Environmental Destruction at Grave Risk

China’s Prime Minister Wen Jiabao’s visit to Burma has cemented China’s energy security through oil and gas deals and will boost the relationship between the two countries […]

June 4, 2010  •  By Arakan Oil Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Relocation, land confiscation on Madae Island for gas pipeline

Households in two villages on Madae Island in Kyaukpru Township were forcibly relocated and land was confiscated for construction of a gas pipeline and jetty on the island, said a villager.

“Fifteen households each from Prin Village and Wrama Village on the island were forced to relocate and 15 acres of farmlands were confiscated from villagers for the gas pipeline and jetty. The abuse was perpetrated by Asia World Company […]

February 10, 2010  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤