Thursday, January 05, 2012

Forced labor used in Maungdaw

4 December 2012
Maungdaw, Arakan State: Burma’s border security force, Nasaka, has been
pressing villagers from Maungdaw north into forced labor since December
20, 2011, a village elder whose son was sent once to the Nasaka camp
to build latrines said.

KNU gives green light to Italian-Thai Dawei road construction

4 January 2012
The Karen National Union is considering allowing the Italian-Thai Development 
Company to build a road linking Burma’s Tavoy Special Economic Zone to
Thailand after a meeting between the KNU and company representatives 
on December 28.