Farmers displaced by industrial park project

It’s groundnut planting season, but U Sein Paw won’t be sowing any seeds today, or any other day. His daughter was arrested for harrowing what he still thinks of as his field, and to secure her release U Sein Paw had to sign a pledge not to work the land anymore. His former farm is […]

Thousand farmers stage protest in Mandalay

Around one thousand farmers staged a protest against the Mandalay-Myothar Industrial Zone Park on Nov 17 in Myotar Town, of Mandalay Region. They demanded immediate release of jailed farmers and proper compensation for their farmlands seized, during the protest. The protestors from 14 villages located in the project area went on their protest march through […]