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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2014

    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
    •The 2008 constitution and subsequent laws are used
    legitimize arbitrary land confiscation, deny access
    justice, and perpetuate an environment of impunity...

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

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2003

    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.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2017

    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.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2004

    "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

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2011

    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.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2011

    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

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    March, 1990

    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)

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2017

    This policy note on Land Policy and Regulatory Framework in Myanmar is the first of five policy notes
    prepared under the Land Sector Needs Assessment technical assistance initiative between the World Bank
    and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and
    Environmental Conservation and the General Administration Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs,
    and the Yangon City Development Committee. It is intended to assess and inform the land related

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014

    Synopsis of the Paper:
    "It is most fundamental to be able to hear voices of farmers as they are in resolving farm land
    problems which pose the greatest challenge to Myanmar. Therefore, it is expected that the
    "Voice From The Farm" paper will be supportive to a certain extent. This paper was compiled
    based on cases that reached the office of 88 Generation Peace and Open Society from
    respective region and reinforced with discussions resulting from the VOICE OF

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