Thursday, December 20, 2012
18 Dec 2012A new report by Arakan Oil Watch (AOW) called “Danger Zone” alleges
that a planned Chinese industrial zone threatens the livelihoods of tens
of thousands of people in Arakan State as well as Burma’s second largest mangrove forest.
18 Dec 2012
The local residents said they are planning to stage a protest outside
the office of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
that is in charge of projects related to the gas and oil pipelines
on Kyaukpru’s Madae Island in Arakan State on 26th of December.
18 Dec 2012The Burma Partnership (BP), a community based advocate organisation
called on the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugee to consult
and to involve refugees in the process of repatriation.
19 Dec 2012Thandwe: Burma’s union parliamentary commission for investigating confiscations
of agrarian land and other land has recently investigated 1,000 acres of farms seized
by the army in Gwa Township in southern Arakan State.
19 Dec 2012
ethnic differences for peace.
The U.N.’s special advisor on Burma on Wednesday visited refugee camps
for those displaced by communal violence in restive Rakhine state, stressing
the need to ensure the safety of Muslim Rohingyas who rights groups say
bore the brunt of the violence.