Sagaing Chief Minister Halts Quarries Around Letpadaung

Mar 29 2017 · By Zarni Mann 29 March 2017 MANDALAY The chief minister of Sagaing Division ordered the shutdown of quarries around Letpadaung Copper Mine after clashes between protesting locals and police last week left 15 people injured We ve received several complaints over the quarries regarding environmental issues as well as the social impact on nearby villages Chief Minister U Myint

Burma Human Rights Groups Condemn Ongoing

Report Highlights Violations of Freedoms of Expression Peaceful Assembly and Association The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development FORUMASIA together with its member Human Rights Eduion Institute of Burma HREIB and Burma Partnership called on the Burma government to respect the freedoms of expression peaceful assembly and association

Is Myanmar about to experience an exploration boom

201669 ensp 0183 enspThe highestprofile Western company recently operating in Myanmar was Ivanhoe Holdings which coowned the Monywa copper mine in partnership with the domestic Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings – a company with links to the military government

Burma s Copper Mine Saga Opens Old Wound The Irrawaddy

2012123 ensp 0183 enspBurma s Copper Mine Saga Opens Old Wound 2 3k By Aung Zaw 3 December 2012 The violent crackdown against demonstrators at the copper mine in Letpadaung near Monywa in Sagaing Division could lead to a political showdown if the government doesn t handle the matter in a careful and timely manner Last Thursday s predawn raid on

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Burma Partnership 187 Letpadaung Copper Mine Protest and Persecution Under the Guise of Reformist Laws Last week saw protests spread across Burma against the deplorable treatment by the authorities against those who dared to oppose the Letpadaung copper mine Read More

Against Letpadaung copper mining in Myanmar and the

Aug 03 2015 · Against Letpadaung copper mining in Myanmar and the struggle for human rights The Letpadaung copper mine in the Sagaing Region of central Myanmar has become a

This action is funded by the European Union

201615 ensp 0183 enspThis action is funded by the European Union such as around the Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing region Gender Based Violence GBV is widespread and coupled with a culture of impunity of multidimensional transition in a spirit of cooperation and partnership It is a priority for the EU

Burma Partnership Letpadaung Copper Mine

Nov 27 2014 · Myanmar human rights defenders sentenced for protesting against the Letpadaung Copper Mine In 2010 7 800 acres 3 156 hectares of farmland had been confiscated from local farmers for the Letpadaung Copper Mine project Protests began in 2011 when farmers said that their fields were being contaminated by waste from the mine

Chinese Backed Firm Granted Massive Copper and Gold

Jun 03 2020 · For many years the Letpadaung copper mine has been operated by Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper Ltd MWMCL and has made headlines due t o land disputes and a series of violent crackdowns a gainst anti mining protesters Two extensive reports by Amnesty International documented the mine s devastating social impacts including destroyed

Heritage Myanmar Yang Tse Copper Mine MYTCL

2019721 ensp 0183 enspA permanent town Mine Town was built to house the mine workers and their families In 1989 ME1 constructed and began operating a nearby albeit offsite copper smelter The smelter has not proven effective and has only been in operation on an intermittent basis

Balancing Human Rights and Environmental Protection with

201982 ensp 0183 enspDespite the ongoing concern over Letpadaung Copper Mine operations resumed in May of this year Chinese investment into Burma has also been linked to stoking ethnic tensions and conflict in places such as Kachin State along with increased militarization by the Burma

Heritage Myanmar Yang Tse Copper Mine MYTCL

2019730 ensp 0183 enspA permanent town Mine Town was built to house the mine workers and their families In 1989 ME1 constructed and began operating a nearby albeit offsite copper smelter The smelter has not proven effective and has only been in operation on an intermittent basis

Burma Myanmar Serious Human Rights FORUMASIA

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development FORUMASIA in association with Human Rights Eduion Institute of Burma HREIB Burma Partnership and the Alternative ASEAN Network on Burma ALTSEANBurma urges the United Nations Human Rights Council to remain seized of the serious and ongoing human rights abuses occurring in Burma Myanmar

Open Letter to U Thein Sein equalitymyanmar

In November and December 2012 U Myint Aung led ceremonies that protested the Letpadaung Copper Mine As a result the Monywa Township Police Superintendent Kyu Ein filed a case against U Myint Aung under section 18 of the Peaceful Demonstration and Gathering Act on 24 May 2013

Burma Partnership Letpadaung Copper Mine

Dec 09 2015 · July 21 2015 By Burma Partnership Tags Burma Partnership General Elections Human Rights Karen Human Rights Group Karen State Land Confiscation Letpadaung Copper Mine Read more Amnesty International Oral Statement on Myanmar to

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201393 ensp 0183 enspProtesters march near the Letpadaung Copper Mine in Sarlingyi township Sagaing THE RESOURCE CURSE IN BURMA UN Special Rapporteur Tom 225s Ojea Quintana visited Burma from 1121 August to report on continuing human rights abuses but the UN envoy has been denied permission to visit the SinoBurmese border town of Laiza where the

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burma partnership letpadaung copper mine Burma riot police move in to break up copper mine protest A monk receives treatment after police fired water cannon and teargas during a crackdown on protests against the copper mine in Monywa Burma Burma riot police move in to break up copper

Briefing Paper on the Human Rights Situation in Burma

1 Human rights situation in Burma Myanmar A briefing paper by 2 1 This publiion is produced jointly by Burma Partnership Burma Partnership is a network of organizations throughout the AsiaPacific region supporting the collective efforts of all peoples working towards democracy peace and human rights in Burma

S MNH IN BUM NOV ews ro and about ura 2013 Burma

20131217 ensp 0183 enspLetpadaung copper mine near Monywa central Burma In early November about 150 people including residents activists and Buddhist monks set up a protest camp near the copper mine Protestors demanded that authorities allow them to inspect a historic Buddhist temple on the Letpadaung mountain range The protestors believed that mining

Myanmar Letpadaung mine protesters still denied justice

The Letpadaung copper mining project has come to represent all that is wrong with the Myanmar government s approach of prioritizing profits and foreign investment over human rights Once in power the new government must put in place safeguards to protect people from corporate human rights abuses and hold officials and companies to account

Burma Partnership 187 Myanmar Letpadaung Mine Protesters

Amnesty International documented police use of white phosphorous among other serious human rights abuses and illegal activity related to the Monywa copper mine project in a report published in February 2015 The Monywa project comprises the Sabetaung and Kyisintaung S ampK and the Letpadaung copper mines S ampK has been operational since the 1980s

Burma Partnership 187 Letpadaung Copper Mine Project

On 5 May 2016 fresh tensions erupted over the resumption of the Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Region a project jointly owned by Chinese company Wanbao and the militaryowned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd UMEHL The contentious project was halted in 2012 after mass opposition and subsequently subjected to a Parliamentary inquest led by then opposition lawmaker Daw Aung San

Myanmar Lawmakers to Help Farmers Villagers Affected by

The large mine project operated by China s Wanbao Mining Copper Ltd Company and Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd UMEHL a Myanmar army owned conglomerate in the town of Letpadaung in

Developments Since 2010 Elections Burma Link

I n November 2010 Burma held its first election since 1990 when the military refused to hand over power to the democratically elected government The international community assessed the 2010 election as being neither free nor fair due to an array of flaws BBC November 2010 Nevertheless the militarybacked USDP officially won over 75 of the vote and a nominally civilian government

Burma s Copper Mine Saga Opens Old Wound

Dec 03 2012 · Burma s Copper Mine Saga Opens Old Wound 2 6k By Aung Zaw 3 December 2012 The violent crackdown against demonstrators at the copper mine in Letpadaung near Monywa in Sagaing Division could lead to a political showdown if the government doesn t handle the matter in a careful and timely manner Last Thursday s pre dawn raid on

Chinese Company to Begin Controversial Copper Mining

The large mine project operated by China s Wanbao Mining Copper Ltd Company and Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd UMEHL a Myanmar army owned conglomerate in the town of Letpadaung in

Burma Partnership Press Release Justice Trust

A group of Buddhist monks who were severely injured at Letpadaung copper mine on 29 November 2012 will announce the launch of a lawsuit against Home Affairs Minister General Ko Ko for ordering an illegal police action that used phosphorus munitions

55 organizations Condemned the Violent Crackdown On

20121130 ensp 0183 enspWe the undersigned civil society and community based organizations condemn yesterday s brutal crackdown against protesters who have been calling for the suspension of the Letpadaung copper mine

Authorities Open Fire on Myanmar Copper Mine Protesters

Police in northern Myanmar opened fire on villagers angered by the reopening of a controversial China backed copper mine leaving at least seven injured eyewitnesses said Friday as protesters

THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF BURMA

2012417 ensp 0183 enspTHE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF BURMA MYANMAR By John C Wu Myanmar formerly known as Burma has large mineral resources of precious and

Burma Protests against Letpadaung copper project resume

Hundreds resume Letpadaung mine protest The Irrawaddy 28 March 2013 More than 300 farmers in northern Burma s Sagaing Division have resumed their protests against a controversial Chinesebacked copper mine saying they will refuse compensation and continue to push for the mine s complete closure

Myanmar Letpadaung mine protesters still denied justice

Myanmar Letpadaung mine protesters still denied justice Share Myanmar s government stands accused of putting profits before human rights at the Letpadaung copper mine with continued detention of activists and continued refusal to investigate use of white phosphorous against peaceful protestors said Amnesty International today

Burma s Farmers Fight Copper Mine Eviction

Aug 30 2012 · The construction of a government backed copper mine in Northern Burma has led to the forced relocation of farmers and families in Sagaing Division

Aung San Suu Kyi criticises government violence against

Nov 30 2012 · Burma s opposition leader tells 10 000 strong crowd that people need to know why authorities have used force at Letpadaung Associated Press

Open for Business Corporate Crime and Abuses at Myanmar

Corporate Crime and Abuses at Myanmar Copper Mine Share Canadian and Chinese mining interests have profited from and in some cases colluded with the Myanmar authorities in serious human rights abuses and illegal activity around the Monywa copper mine complex which includes the notorious Letpadaung mine

Burmese troops crack down on mine protest before Aung San

Nov 29 2012 · Security forces have cracked down on protesters occupying a copper mine in north west Burma hours before the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was expected to hear their grievances

Fresh Protests at Letpadaung Copper Mine Underline Need

Last week the highly controversial Letpadaung Copper Mine in Myanmar s northwestern Sagaing Region once again faced protests when nearby villagers instigated a

MYANMAR WANBAO Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper

Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper Limited MWMCL was founded in September 2011 by Wanbao Mining Limited a mining company headquartered in Beijing and specialising in international mining projects in such locations as Africa and Asia MWMCL is developing the nearby Letpadaung deposit

Protesters Attempt March from Mandalay to Copper Mine

2013930 ensp 0183 enspProtesters Attempt March from Mandalay to Copper Mine By ZARNI MANN amp SAW YAN NAING THE IRRAWADDY September 30 2013 Mandalay Burma About 60 protesters on Sunday began a peaceful march from Mandalay to the controversial Letpadaung copper mining project in Sagaing Division calling for the Chinese company developing the mine not to destroy an ancient religious

Myanmar Burma Lawyer Network and Justice Trust report on

Myanmar Burma Lawyer Network and Justice Trust report on Letpadaung copper mine controversy A report launched by the Lawyer Network Myanmar and Justice Trust USA on 14 February 2013 follows recent controversy surrounding the Letpadaung copper mine project The project is a joint venture between the military owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited and China s Wanbao Mining

Letpadaung Copper Mine Wikipedia

Left behind by the Letpadaung copper mine Left behind by the Letpadaung copper mine Wednesday June 05 2019 formed a partnership with Myanmar s military linked Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited to take over operations under the joint venture Myanmar Wanbao Support independent journalism in Myanmar Sign up to be a Frontier member

Burma Human Rights Groups Condemn Ongoing Crackdown

Burma Human Rights Groups Condemn Ongoing Crackdown on Protests and Peaceful Assemblies event was held against the backdrop of growing outrage over the latest violent crackdown on protestors opposing the Letpadaung copper mine in Monywa Sagaing Division which has resulted in at least one villager reportedly sustaining gunshot injuries

Report on corporate crime and abuses at Myanmar copper mine

Corporate Crime and Abuses at Myanmar Copper Mine released in early February details recorded sales between the firm s local Burmese joint venture Myanmar Ivanhoe Copper Company Ltd MICCL and several military connected entities despite Ivanhoe s stated claim that copper mined and processed on site was exclusively sold to Japan s

Letpadaung Activists Hold Two Chinese Workers Hostage for

As Many As 10 Myanmar Villagers Injured in Shooting at Letpadaung Copper Mine Myanmar Farmers Protest Decade old Land Grab in Kachin State Myanmar Villagers Demand Land Compensation From Copper

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