Friday, October 28, 2011

Farmers’ protest calls for revoking Land Nationalization Act

27 October 2011
Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – A farmers’ group staged a short protest in front of the 
Department of Human Settlement and Housing Development on Bogyoke Road in 
Botahtaung Township, Rangoon, on Thursday, urging authorities to revoke 
the Land Nationalization Act.

Rangoon police disperse farmers’ protest

28 October 2011
Police in Burma on Thursday broke up a demonstration of around 100 farmers 
protesting against the confiscation of their land, detaining three people, 
officials said.

Military Prepares To Sell Confiscated Land

28 October 2011
Burmese government troops and township authorities in Three Pagodas Pass near the 
Thai-Burmese border have plans to sell approximately 60 acres of land that they 
confiscated from civilians in 2005, according to border sources.

Statement on AFFM _English