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Villagers Want Myitsone Dam Permanently Stopped

Villagers Want Myitsone Dam Permanently Stopped

Villagers displaced by the Myitsone Dam, suspended since 2011, want it permanently stopped so they can live on their land again. On September 30, the ninth anniversary of when the project was halted, over 50…

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Kachin Political Party Speaks Out Against Myitsone Dam

Kachin Political Party Speaks Out Against Myitsone Dam

The Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) has come out against the Myitsone hydropower dam, which, if completed, would be located on the confluence of the Irrawaddy River in Kachin State. The statement came on International…

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Kachin Orgs Demand Chinese President Abandon Myitsone Dam Project

Kachin Orgs Demand Chinese President Abandon Myitsone Dam Project

More than 50 Kachin organizations have called on Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is currently visiting Burma, to permanently cancel the China-backed Myitsone Dam on the confluence of the Irrawaddy River in Kachin State. President…

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District Court Rejects Villagers’ Lawsuit Against Myitsone Dam Shareholders

District Court Rejects Villagers’ Lawsuit Against Myitsone Dam Shareholders

A Myitkyina district court rejected a lawsuit by villagers against the two main companies involved in the controversial Myitsone dam. Aung Myin, a lawyer representing Mali Yang and Chying Hkrang villages, filed the lawsuit at…