Burma: Release Ten Arakanese Activists, Amend Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Processions Law

Published on Sep 29 2013 // Campaign Update
Targeted Prosecutions of Peaceful Protesters Continue The government of Burma should immediately release ten Arakanese activists convicted of violating Burma’s Law on Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession after protesting a Chinese-led natural gas project in western Burma, four nongovernmental...

Drawing the line

Published on Sep 28 2013 // SGM Report
Drawing the line
The Shwe Gas project, the largest extractive project in Burma, set to earn US$54 billion for the Burmese government,1 has just begun transferring Burma’s natural gas to China. As the first such project to become operational under the new quasi-civilian government, its management will set the precedent...