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2 March 2010

China silent to appeals from across the globe to halt dam on Irrawaddy River

Author: Kachin Development Networking Group

...the Chinese government has failed to reply to numerous public appeals from affected peoples...highlighting concerns including the forced displacement of 15,000 people and the likelihood of a disastrous dam break in an earthquake-prone area...The...

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21 December 2009

Black day for Burma’s Irrawaddy: junta ministers host Myitsone dam “celebration”

Author: Burma Rivers Network

Hundreds of local villagers were forced to greet the Minister of Electric Power and Minister of Energy today at an official “celebration” ceremony to launch the construction of China’s Myitsone dam, which will…impact millions living along Burma’s main...

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Article
25 November 2009

Burma: Kachin Development Networking Group calls for halt to Myitsone dam

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Kachin Development Networking Group released a report, "Resisting the Flood -- Communities Taking a Stand on the Imminent Construction on Irrawaddy Dams", calling for a halt to the Myitsone dam project on the Irrawaddy River, a joint venture of the...

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Company non-response
25 November 2009

China Power Investment did not respond to: Kachin Development Networking Group calls for stop to Irrawaddy dam project (joint venture between China Power Investment, Asia World Company and the State Peace and Development Council of the Burmese military...

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Story
25 November 2009

Burma: Full report by Washington Post on govt. decision to halt China Power Investment's Myitsone dam over displacement, environment concerns

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Company response
25 November 2009

Response by Asia World Company: Kachin Development Networking Group calls for stop to Irrawaddy dam project (joint venture between China Power Investment, Asia World Company and the State Peace and Development Council of the Burmese military government...

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Story
1 October 2009

Burma: Kachin Development Networking Group calls for halt to Myitsone dam - Oct 2009

Kachin Development Networking Group released a report, "Resisting the Flood: Communities Taking a Stand on the Imminent Construction on Irrawaddy Dams" [PDF], calling for a halt to the Myitsone dam projecton the Irrawaddy River, a joint venture of...

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Article
9 July 2009

Blood Money on Wall Street - U.S. Fund Companies Need to Take a Stronger Stand for Human Rights

Author: [column] David Weidner, Wall Street Journal

Given the choice, we would reject profiting from criminal activity… [W]e wouldn't accept cash from a regime supporting genocide. It wouldn't even be a choice -- for most of us. That's why it's so repulsive that mutual-fund companies including Vanguard...

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12 March 2009

China's green champion sidelined

Author: Jonathan Watts, The Guardian [UK]

The Chinese government's most strident defender of the environment, Pan Yue, has been pushed out of the political limelight as policymakers ramp up plans to bolster the faltering economy with consumer incentives and industrial investment...He harnessed...

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20 September 2008
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Author: EarthRights International

EarthRights International (ERI) ha identificado por lo menos 69 multinacionales chinas involucradas en un mínimo de 90 proyectos relacionados con minas, con hidroeléctricas, y con extracción de petróleo y gas en Birmania… En su intento por obtener los...

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