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Locals Object to Confiscation of Their Land to Build Hydropower Plant Housing

Locals have opposed a move by a construction company to seize more than 250...
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Flooding Forces More Than 100 Villagers From Their Homes in Hsipaw

By SAI HSENG HLAING / SHAN More than 100 people in Ner Makhaw village are...
Hsihseng Farmers charged by Burma Army after planting crops on more than 300 acres of farmland

Burma Army Prosecutes More Than 20 Hsihseng Farmers For Trespassing On Their Own Land

The Burma Army has brought trespassing charges against 22 farmers in Hsihseng Township in...
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Govt Announces Plan to Seize and Redistribute 1,000 Acres in Kesi

The Kesi Township land management department has announced that they will seize more than...
The area of Highland Farms

Hsihseng Authorities Halt Creation of Highland Farms After Local Opposition

The authorities in the Pa-O Self-Administered Region of Hsihseng Township in southern Shan State...
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Hsihseng Authorities’ Land Compensation Scheme Could Create Interethnic Conflict, Farmers Say

Farmers in southern Shan State’s Hsihseng Township say that if a plan goes ahead...
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Don’t Compensate Us With Deforested Land, Say Hsihseng Farmers

Locals are opposing an offer put forward by the Hsihseng administration in southern Shan...
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Coal Mining Company Pressures Villagers In Southern Shan State

Residents in southern Shan State say they are being pressured to accept a coal...
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Rice Farmers Affected By Late Monsoon Season

Farmers in eastern Shan State's Kengtung Township are waiting for the rain to come...
Namzang farmers at township office

Burma Army Soldiers Plant Trees on Confiscated Farmland in Namzang

Burma Army troops have planted eucalyptus trees on farmland confiscated by the military in...