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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2014
    Myanmar

    Land confiscation is one of the leading causes of protest
    and unrest in Burma, having led to the forced
    displacement of hundreds of thousands of people in
    recent years. It also undermines Burma’s fragile peace
    processes...
    •The 2008 constitution and subsequent laws are used
    to
    legitimize arbitrary land confiscation, deny access
    to
    justice, and perpetuate an environment of impunity...

    Land confiscation for profitable large-scale development
    and commercial projects enrich the military, state-
    owned

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    March, 1990
    Myanmar

    The State Law and Order Restoration Council -
    The Law Amending the Electricity Law -
    (The State Law and Order Restoration council Law No. 3/90) -
    The 12th Waxing Day of Tabaung, 1351 M.E.
    (7th March, 1990)

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2011
    Myanmar

    Construction of various project components
    to extract, process, and export the Shwe
    gas - as well as oil trans-shipments from
    Africa and the Middle East - is now well
    underway. Local peoples are losing their land
    and fishing grounds without finding new job
    opportunities. Workers that have found lowpaying
    temporary jobs are exploited and fired for
    demanding basic rights. Women face unequal
    wages, discrimination in the compensation
    process, and vulnerabilities in the growing sex
    industry around the project.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2011
    Myanmar

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (extract): Poverty alleviation has been recognised by the new government as a strategic priority for human
    development. While official figures estimate that a quarter of the nation live in poverty, this survey suggests
    that almost two thirds of households in rural areas of South East Burma/Myanmar are unable to meet
    their basic needs. Impoverishment is particularly severe in the conflict-affected townships of Kyaukgyi
    and Shwegyin in Pegu/Bago Region and Thandaung in Karen/Kayin State. Comparative analysis with

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2003
    Myanmar

    This report contains very firm criticism of the SPDC for the crackdown on the NLD and in particular the 30 May attack on an NLD convoy when a number of NLD supporters were killed and others, including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, were detained. He considers that these actions have set back the dialogue process, perhaps terminally.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2017
    Myanmar

    Early in the morning of 25 August 2017, members of a Rohingya armed group, the Arakan Rohingya
    Salvation Army (ARSA), attacked approximately 30 security force outposts in northern Rakhine State.1 In its
    response, the Myanmar Army, rather than targeting ARSA, launched an attack on the Rohingya population
    in northern Rakhine State as a whole. Often working with Border Guard Police (BGP) and local vigilantes, the
    military has carried out a campaign of violence that has been systematic, organized, and ruthless.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2004
    Myanmar

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
    "In September 2002 the Thailand Burma Border Consortium (TBBC), formerly the
    Burmese Border Consortium, compiled a report “Internally Displaced People and
    Relocation Sites in Eastern Burma”. The report was written because although the
    Royal Thai Government was reluctant to accept more refugees and believed repatriation
    should occur as soon as conditions were judged suitable, new refugees were still
    arriving in Thailand. Since most of the new arrivals reported that they had formerly

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2013
    Myanmar

    Analysis of KHRG's field information gathered between January 2011 and November 2012 in seven geographic research areas in eastern Myanmar indicates that natural resource extraction and development projects undertaken or facilitated by civil and military State authorities, armed ethnic groups and private investors resulted in land confiscation and forced displacement, and were implemented without consulting, compensating or notifying project-affected communities.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2016
    Myanmar

    This paper on ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Business in Myanmar’ is part of a Briefing
    Paper series from the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB). Indigenous
    peoples are present throughout the country, particularly in conflict‐affected areas. The
    briefing sets out the local and international context for indigenous peoples, including a short
    analysis of applicable international standards and domestic laws. It also describes the
    current policy, legal and political economy landscape concerning indigenous peoples in

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