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28 March 2017

Myanmar: At least 10 injured as police fire rubber bullets at Letpadaung copper mine protesters; over 50 farmers charged with illegal assembly

The Letpadaung mine in Sagaing Region, Myanmar is a copper mine operated by Wanbao Mining and the state-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings. For years, villagers have been demanding for compensation for land lost to the project, as well as for...

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15 May 2016

Return of Seized Land a Top NLD Priority: Deputy Agriculture Minister

Author: Htet Naing Zaw, Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

12 May 2016...

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10 May 2016

Myanmar: After renewed protests at Letpadaung mine, China says companies are demanded to respect laws of host countries

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11 April 2016

Myanmar: New govt. to review all Chinese-led major projects on social & environmental impacts

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9 March 2016

Myanmar: Commentary: Transitional justice & corporate accountability critical to breaking down impunity

Author: Irene Pietropaoli, Justice Info

“Corporate Accountability and Transitional Justice in Myanmar”, 7 Mar 2016...

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22 February 2016

Myanmar: Wanbao to begin copper production in Letpadaung in May despite continued land rights protests

Author: Radio Free Asia

“Chinese Company to Begin Controversial Copper Mining Operation in Myanmar”, 19 Feb 2016...

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28 January 2016

Myanmar: Letpadaung farmers’ crop compensation demands denied

Author: Thuzar, Irrawaddy (Myanmar)

The Chinese firm Wanbao’s Burma subsidiary has reportedly told locals in the Letpadaung mine area that it has no plan to compensate them further, after hundreds of would-be farmers sought payment for crops forgone last year due to the project....

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15 January 2016

Myanmar: Police stop farmers' protest of Wanbao’s decision to forego compensation for crops destroyed in Letpadaung mine

Author: Mizzima (Myanmar)

“Police stop farmers’ mine protest”...

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11 January 2016

Myanmar: Letpadaung mine protesters still denied justice

Author: Amnesty International

27 Nov 2015...

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5 November 2015

Responsible Business Resources (in Chinese)

Author: Compiled by Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business

Responsible Business Laws, Regulations and Guidelines in Chinese.

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