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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2014

    Land confiscation is one of the leading causes of protest
    and unrest in Burma, having led to the forced
    displacement of hundreds of thousands of people in
    recent years. It also undermines Burma’s fragile peace
    •The 2008 constitution and subsequent laws are used
    legitimize arbitrary land confiscation, deny access
    justice, and perpetuate an environment of impunity...

    Land confiscation for profitable large-scale development
    and commercial projects enrich the military, state-

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    March, 1990

    The State Law and Order Restoration Council -
    The Law Amending the Electricity Law -
    (The State Law and Order Restoration council Law No. 3/90) -
    The 12th Waxing Day of Tabaung, 1351 M.E.
    (7th March, 1990)

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2013

    Analysis of KHRG's field information gathered between January 2011 and November 2012 in seven geographic research areas in eastern Myanmar indicates that natural resource extraction and development projects undertaken or facilitated by civil and military State authorities, armed ethnic groups and private investors resulted in land confiscation and forced displacement, and were implemented without consulting, compensating or notifying project-affected communities.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2016

    This paper on ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Business in Myanmar’ is part of a Briefing
    Paper series from the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB). Indigenous
    peoples are present throughout the country, particularly in conflict‐affected areas. The
    briefing sets out the local and international context for indigenous peoples, including a short
    analysis of applicable international standards and domestic laws. It also describes the
    current policy, legal and political economy landscape concerning indigenous peoples in

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2014

    "The displacement in Thilawa took place amid a broader
    climate of state-sponsored abuse in Burma, where
    people have no recourse to challenge illegal government
    action. Specifically, the displacement process in Thilawa
    violated residents’ human rights, negatively affected
    their ability to provide for themselves, and resulted in
    deteriorating food security and limited ability to access
    health care. The TSEZMC will relocate 846 more
    households when development begins on phase two of

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2001

    ... Karenni people celebrated three kinds of pole festivals in a year. The first one is called Tya-Ee-Lu-Boe-Plya. During this festival, the people went to their paddy fields, vegetable farms, picked the premature fruits and brought it to the Ee-Lu-pole. They put the premature fruits on altar, thank god and then pray for good fruits and good harvest. The second one called Tya-Ee-Lu-Phu-Seh. In this festival they pray god to bless the teenagers with good conducts, and good healths. The third one is Tya-Ee-Lu-Du. The festival concerned to everyone.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2017

    This policy note on Land Policy and Regulatory Framework in Myanmar is the first of five policy notes
    prepared under the Land Sector Needs Assessment technical assistance initiative between the World Bank
    and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and
    Environmental Conservation and the General Administration Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs,
    and the Yangon City Development Committee. It is intended to assess and inform the land related

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014

    Synopsis of the Paper:
    "It is most fundamental to be able to hear voices of farmers as they are in resolving farm land
    problems which pose the greatest challenge to Myanmar. Therefore, it is expected that the
    "Voice From The Farm" paper will be supportive to a certain extent. This paper was compiled
    based on cases that reached the office of 88 Generation Peace and Open Society from
    respective region and reinforced with discussions resulting from the VOICE OF

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 2011

    ... This is a resource for organisations and individuals advocating about sustainable development issues in Burma. This resource provides information about the concept
    of sustainable development and about the government of Burma’s commitments and responsibilities when it comes to sustainable development.

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