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Burma Partnership » Letpadaung Copper Mine

2015-12-9  — 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

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Burma Partnership » Myanmar: Letpadaung Mine

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.

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burma partnership letpadaung copper mine

burma partnership letpadaung copper mine . In Myanmar’s gold rush, not all that glitters is gold,Oct 24, 2014· A 2013 mining law in Burma says that any foreign company must enter into a partnership with a Myanmar company, which in turn must own at least 20 per cent of the new venture Centurion has partnered with a Myanmar company called

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Burma Partnership » Letpadaung Crisis Takes a Turn

Meanwhile, the police continue to arrest and detain activists who speak out against such violence on politically motivated charges, underlining the dire need for legal and judicial reform and the complete lack of the rule of law in Burma. Letpadaung copper mine is a

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Burma Partnership » Justice Trust

2016-1-25  It concerns recent controversies at a Letpadaung copper mine, a joint venture between Wanbao Mining, a subsidiary of North China [] February 14, 2013 • By Lawyers Network and Justice Trust • Tags: Crackdown,Human Rights,Justice Trust,Lawyers Network,Letpadaung Copper Mine,Monks • Read more

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Burma Partnership » Participation and Inclusion in

As the brutal crackdown and arrest of protesters at the Letpadaung copper mine in Monywa shows, Burma still has a long way to go in achieving these principles. Over 7,800 acres of land has been confiscated from villagers for the copper mine, but when they raised their voices to protest, the government responded with violence and arrests. On 29

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Burma Partnership » Peaceful Assembly and

2015-5-28  Letpadaung Copper Mine Project Resumed, Symbolic of Larger Human Rights Problems. 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 military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd. (UMEHL) []. May 10, 2016 • By Burma Partnership • Tags: Article 18, Burma Partnership

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Submission of Evidence to Myanmar Government’s

2013-4-11  The Letpadaung copper mine project, on the west bank of the Chindwin River in Sar Lin Gyi township, Mon Ywar district, Sagaing Division, is a 2010 joint venture of Wanbao, a mining company subsidiary of North China Industries Corporation, and Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited (UMEHL), a military-run state company also known as U Paing.

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Letpadaung Outrage Grows in Northwest Burma and

2013-4-29  Burma Letpadaung Outrage Grows in Northwest Burma and Rangoon. More than 7,000 acres of farmland were confiscated in 2010 for the Letpadaung copper mine project, a joint venture between the Chinese Wanbao company and Burma’s military

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Chinese Investment in Myanmar: What Lies Ahead?

2020-2-1  Myitsone Dam, the Letpadaung Copper Mine and the Sino-Myanmar oil and gas pipe-lines stand out due to their size and significance. All three projects were finalized between December 2009 and June 2010, when China consciously pushed to ink these deals before the 2010 elections to maximize its holding of Myanmar natural resources.

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Myanmar/Burma: Lawyer Network and Justice Trust

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

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Submission of Evidence to Myanmar Government’s

2013-4-11  The Letpadaung copper mine project, on the west bank of the Chindwin River in Sar Lin Gyi township, Mon Ywar district, Sagaing Division, is a 2010 joint venture of Wanbao, a mining company subsidiary of North China Industries Corporation, and Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Limited (UMEHL), a military-run state company also known as U Paing.

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Burma: Protests against Letpadaung copper project

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 Chinese-backed copper mine, saying they will refuse compensation and continue to push for the mine's complete closure.

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Letpadaung Copper Mine to Resume Operations

2013-7-26  Burma Letpadaung Copper Mine to Resume Operations. The controversial project will start in two months, following the signing of a new contract that gives the government a large share of the profits. 6.7k; By Lawi Weng 26 July 2013 .

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Letpadaung Outrage Grows in Northwest Burma and

2013-4-29  Burma Letpadaung Outrage Grows in Northwest Burma and Rangoon. More than 7,000 acres of farmland were confiscated in 2010 for the Letpadaung copper mine project, a joint venture between the Chinese Wanbao company and Burma’s

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Monywa Letpadaung copper mine, Sagaing, Myanmar

2018-3-20  The Letpadaung copper mine is part of the Monywa copper project, which also contains the Sabetaung and Kyisintaung (S&K) copper mines, as well as the Moe Gyo sulphuric acid factory. Letpadaung is the largest of the Monywa deposits and accounts for 75% of the total copper reserves. The other deposits have been developed under the S&M mine

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Burma: more strife around Letpadaung copper mine

A gold mine collapse in eastern Burma has resulted in the deaths of at least eleven people. Police have been accused of quelling another protest by farmers near the Letpadaung copper mine, with batons and rubber bullets, injuring more than two dozen villagers and arresting three others.

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Chinese Investment in Myanmar: What Lies Ahead?

2020-2-1  Myitsone Dam, the Letpadaung Copper Mine and the Sino-Myanmar oil and gas pipe-lines stand out due to their size and significance. All three projects were finalized between December 2009 and June 2010, when China consciously pushed to ink these deals before the 2010 elections to maximize its holding of Myanmar natural resources.

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OPEN FOR BUSINESS?

2016-4-15  Letpadaung copper mine near Monywa in Central Myanmar on 22 December, 2014. On the same day a protester was shot and killed by police. Local people are protesting against forced evictions from their land to make way for the mine. Credit: AP photo amnesty Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who

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Mining in Myanmar

2018-5-28  the Monywa copper deposits; and the Mawchi tin and tungsten mine.29 In 2014, Myanmar produced 10% of the world's mined tin supply (as opposed to scrap tin), emerging as the world's third largest producer as production increased by 4900% from 2009 volumes.

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Myanmar/Burma: Lawyer Network and Justice Trust

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

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Monywa Letpadaung copper mine, Sagaing, Myanmar

2018-3-20  The Letpadaung copper mine is part of the Monywa copper project, which also contains the Sabetaung and Kyisintaung (S&K) copper mines, as well as the Moe Gyo sulphuric acid factory. Letpadaung is the largest of the Monywa deposits and accounts for 75% of the total copper reserves. The other deposits have been developed under the S&M mine

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Burma: Protests against Letpadaung copper project

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 Chinese-backed copper mine, saying they will refuse compensation and continue to push for the mine's complete closure.

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Letpadaung Copper Mine consult-myanmar

2018-6-27  The Union Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation Minister Ohn Win said that the profit received by the State within eight months from Letpadaung copper mine which is owned and jointly operated by Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd (MEHL). and China’s Wanbao Company was about US$ 20 million.

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Burma: more strife around Letpadaung copper mine

A gold mine collapse in eastern Burma has resulted in the deaths of at least eleven people. Police have been accused of quelling another protest by farmers near the Letpadaung copper mine, with batons and rubber bullets, injuring more than two dozen villagers and arresting three others.

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Burma: Mine protests lead to another killing at

A Myanmar television station and website, the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), said that one person was killed during the protest near the Letpadaung copper mine in central Myanmar. Khin San Hlaing, a parliamentarian with the opposition National League for Democracy, cited witnesses as saying a woman died after being struck in the head by a bullet.

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Eight Detained as Opposition to Burma’s Letpadaung

2014-2-5  By Zarni Mann 5 February 2014. Eight people were detained temporarily Wednesday while protesting against the controversial Letpadaung copper mining project in central Burma’s Sagaing Division, according to locals. Some 7,800 acres of land in

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Chinese Investment in Myanmar: What Lies Ahead?

2020-2-1  Myitsone Dam, the Letpadaung Copper Mine and the Sino-Myanmar oil and gas pipe-lines stand out due to their size and significance. All three projects were finalized between December 2009 and June 2010, when China consciously pushed to ink these deals before the 2010 elections to maximize its holding of Myanmar natural resources.

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Letpadaung Investigation Commission Issues Final

2013-4-1  (i)"Report of Evidence Regarding Controversies at Letpadaung Hill Copper Mine Project" [archived copy] and (ii)"Resource Curse: The case for revenue transparency in the oil and gas sector" [archived copy] produced by Arakan Oil Watch an independent, community-based, non-governmental organization operating in Burma.↩ "Fact File: The Monywa Copper Project" produced by Ivanhoe

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Mining in Myanmar

2018-5-28  the Monywa copper deposits; and the Mawchi tin and tungsten mine.29 In 2014, Myanmar produced 10% of the world's mined tin supply (as opposed to scrap tin), emerging as the world's third largest producer as production increased by 4900% from 2009 volumes.

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