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Reports

Large-scale land confiscation for Salween dam infrastructure in northern Shan State

A report by the Shan Human Rights Foundation

Communities in over 60 villages have lost lands and houses due…

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Modern Slavery: A Study of Labour Conditions in Yangon’s Industrial Zones

A report by Construction-based Labor Union, Cooperation Program of Independent Laborers, Labour Rights Clinic, Workers Support Group and other labour…

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Drawing The Line: The Case Against China’s Shwe Gas Project

Drawing The Line: The Case Against China’s Shwe Gas Project, For Better Extractive Industries in Burma

This report by the…

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Good Governance and the Extractive Industry in Burma

This report by the Shwe Gas Movement reveals glaring weaknesses in Burma’s legal framework regarding the extractive industries, resulting in…

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Model villages are not a model

This short report by Mungchying Rawt Jat (MRJ) documents cases of farmers who have been forcibly relocated to make way…

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The European Union Must Not Abandon Human Rights Benchmarks

Burma Briefing No. 22

The European Union is currently reviewing its policy on Burma, including whether to continue with the…

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Losing Ground

A report by Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)

Reports of business and development projects in eastern Burma have increased substantially…

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Danger Zone

This report by Arakan Oil Watch exposes how a planned Chinese industrial zone is threatening the livelihoods of tens of…

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Lost Paradise

Women urge halt to expansion of damaging Karenni tin mines

A report by the Molo Women Mining Watch Network

The…

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Pipeline Nightmare

A report by The Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization (TSYO)

Shwe Pipeline Brings Land Confiscation, Militarization and Human Rights Violations…

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Report on the Human Rights Situation in Burma

ND-Burma Periodic Report underlines human rights abuses in Burma, with focus on land confiscation

This report from The Network for…

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Not Open for business: Despite elections, investor risk remains high in Burma

The elections on April 1 2012 have been heralded as a great success. However, Not Open for Business highlights the…

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Burma’s Resource Curse

This report from Arakan Oil Watch reveals how billions of dollars in revenues from the sale of natural gas have…

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Germany and Burma – Business before human rights

Burma Briefing No. 13

Commentary on an article published on 20th June 2011 in the Financial Times by Markus Loening,…

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ORDERED OUT: The costs of building Burma’s Upper Paunglaung Dam

A report from the Kayan New Generation Youth reveals how military authorities in Burma have ordered 8,000 people to move…

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What Next For EU Burma Policy?

Burma Briefing No. 9

The European Union has a common foreign policy on Burma, known as a Common Decision. The…

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Poison Clouds

Lessons from Burma’s largest coal project at Tigyit

This report by local Pa-Oh researchers, exposes how up to two thousand…

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The European Union and Burma

Updated 13 April 2011

Burma Briefing No. 4

This briefing examines how the European Union, one of the most powerful…

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Tyrants, Tycoons and Tigers: Yuzana Company Ravages Burma’s Hugawng Valley

Report by The Kachin Development Networking Group (KDNG).

A bitter land struggle is unfolding in northern Burma’s remote Hugawng Valley.…

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Resisting the Flood: Communities stand up against Chinese dams on Burma’s Irrawaddy

A report by Kachin Development Network Group about recent dam construction and forced relocation in northern Kachin State. China Power…

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Roots and Resilience English

The Tasang dam, the largest planned for the trans-national Salween River, will submerge 870 kilometers in the heartland of Shan…

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Laid Waste: Human Rights along the Kanbauk to Myaing Kalay gas pipeline

Report by the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) to promote human rights abuses along a 1,200 mile pipeline raised…

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Insuring Repression

Exposing how the insurance industry supports Burma’s dictators

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Drowning the Green Ghosts

A report by Kayan Women’s Union reveals how the Upper Paunglaung Dam, being built with Chinese investment, has increased forced…

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The Human Cost Of Energy

Earthrights international documents the continuing human rights abuses occurring on the Yadana project, a joint project between TOTAL, Chevron and…

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Pro-Aid, Pro-Sanctions, Pro-Engagement

Position paper by pro-democracy organisations detailing policy on humanitarian assistance to Burma.

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BAT: in Business with Burma’s Generals

BAT is one of the most important UK investors in Burma. Its Burmese subsidiary – Rothmans of Pall Mall Myanmar…

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Triumph International Supports Burma’s dictatorship

Triumph International is a Swiss-based German multinational company owned by the Spiesshofer and Braun families. The company is one of…

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With many sanctions against the military-backed government in Burma in the process of being suspended or lifted, there is intense interest from European companies in investing and trading with Burma.

European companies must ensure they adhere to the highest standards and respect key benchmarks to avoid human rights abuses, exploitation of workers or suppliers, and environmental destruction.

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