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Concerns about the Naung Pha dam on the Salween River

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Concerns about the Naung Pha dam on the Salween River

08 23 2016 60 community leaders protested against damsBy Action for Shan State Rivers

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Open letter from 26 Shan community groups to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to cancel Salween dams

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Date: August 17, 2016

08 17 2016 Aung San Suu KyiOpen letter from 26 Shan community groups to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to cancel Salween dams

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KILLING FOR COAL: arbitrary arrest, torture, and killing of villagers by Burma Army to secure Nam Ma coal mines

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Update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation

August 2, 2016

08 02 2016  Coal mining site in Nam Ma areaKILLING FOR COAL: arbitrary arrest, torture, and killing of villagers by Burma Army to secure Nam Ma coal mines in Hsipaw in May 2016

Burmese government troops committed serious human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrest, torture and killing of local villagers, during their offensive to drive out the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) from the coal mining area of Nam Ma, Hsipaw township, launched on May 18, 2016.

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