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Farmers Threatened to Accept Deal for Confiscated Land

By- Hseng Hleng The government seized land from farmers in eastern Shan State and threatened them to accept substitute land, according to a Shan political...

Coal Mining in Namzang Would Destroy Water Source in Mongnai, Locals Say

By HSENG LENG / SHAN Locals across two townships are concerned about the environmental impact of potential coal extraction operations near Nam Maw Nguen lake...

Flooding Damages Homes and Farms in Shan State

By- Sai Hseng Hlaing Flooding caused extensive damage to Nam Salap village, in northern Shan State, this Saturday (September 26), with homes and farms completely...

Hsihseng Farmers Continue to Demand Return of Land Confiscated by Military

Farmers in Hsihseng Township in the Pa-O Self-Administered Zone of Shan State say that the case of their seized farmland remains unresolved, as the...

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 acres of land in southern Shan State’s Mongnai Township to...

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 facing struggles with housing and food after heavy flooding hit...

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 the Pa-O Self-Administered Area of southern Shan State. Light Infantry Battalions...

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 1,000 acres of land and allocate it for use by...

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 have stopped a plan to clear trees from mountains for...

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 to distribute highland farms to locals, the authorities risk fomenting...

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