Some news coverage of the Thilawa SEZ

The Democratic Voice of Burma (DBV) has provided some news coverage of the Thilawa SEZ.  Here are some links which may be of interest:

Displaced Thilawa Villagers Descend on Tokyo (1 min 30 sec).
6 June 2014 

“We came to Japan because we were repeatedly denied a meeting by JICA’s Rangoon office, despite sending many letters raising issues about how local residents are affected by the Thilawa SEZ without any assistance to rehabilitate our livelihoods”

Thilawa Villagers Remain in the Dark as Impact Assessment is Pledged (1 min 30 sec)
3 July 2014

“They are giving us a deadline to leave within seven days. We just want to know what we need to do to get to stay,” she said. “Seven days is too short for this notice, which is why we came to this meeting to see if we can have a voice.”

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