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Burmese police break up copper mine protest - BBC

2012-11-29  Police in Burma have used water cannon and tear gas to break up a protest against a vast Chinese-backed copper mine in the north-west of the country. Protesters said dozens were injured and their...

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Burma police break up copper mine protest - BBC News

2012-11-29  Police in Burma have used water cannon to break up a protest against the expansion of a copper mine near the central town of Monywa, activists say. Protesters said dozens of people were injured ...

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Burma copper mine protest broken up by riot police

2012-11-29  Burma copper mine protest broken up by riot police Burmese riot police used tear gas, water cannons and incendiary devices to break up a three-month protest against a copper mine expansion in the...

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Burma: riot police move in to break up copper mine

2012-11-29  Burma: riot police move in to break up copper mine protest This article is more than 7 years old Activists say at least 50 people were injured in protest which has become test of Burma's

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Burmese police break up copper mine protests with

2012-11-29  Burmese security forces have broken up a rally at a copper mine in the north-west of the country on Thursday using water cannons and flare guns, while

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Dozens wounded as Myanmar police break up copper

2012-11-29  Smaller protests had been taking place for months, and police in Yangon, the former capital, arrested eight activists demonstrating against the copper mine earlier this week. The mine project, in

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Riot police break up Myanmar copper protest

2012-11-29  Riot police fired water cannons and tear gas to break up a three-month protest against a vast copper mining project run by Myanmar’s powerful military and

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Burma: Monywa mine protest leads to clashes with

2013-4-25  Seven policemen and three protesters are injured in a second day of demonstrations against a copper mine in north-western Burma, officials say. ... Monywa mine protest leads to clashes with police ...

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Burma: Monywa mine protest leads to clashes with

2013-4-25  Seven policemen and three protesters are injured in a second day of demonstrations against a copper mine in north-western Burma, officials say.

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Burma apologises for police attack on protesting

2012-12-8  The Burmese government apologises to Buddhist monks for the injuries caused during a police operation at a copper mine. ... caption More than 20 monks were injured when police broke up the protest.

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Burmese police break up copper mine protests with

2012-11-29  Burmese security forces have broken up a rally at a copper mine in the north-west of the country on Thursday using water cannons and flare guns, while

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BBC News: „Burmese police break up copper mine

2021-6-12  Monywa: Laut AktivistInnen wurde eine Demonstration gegen die Ausdehnung einer Kupfermine von der Polizei mit Wasserwerfern niedergeschlagen; Dutzende DemonstrantInnen wurden verletzt, das Lager der DemonstrantInnen niedergebrannt

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Dozens hurt in Burma mine protest - BBC News

2012-11-29  Police in Burma have used water cannon to break up a protest against the expansion of a copper mine near the central town of Monywa, activists say. Protesters said dozens of

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Myanmar Police Apologize for Mine Raid - Asia Sentinel

2012-12-3  In an unprecedented move, Burmese authorities have apologized to the Buddhist clergy a day after a pre-dawn raid on copper mine protesters that injured dozens of monks in central Burma. The mine, jointly owned by the military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd and China’s Wan Bao Company, has become the latest flashpoint between the country’s newly awakened citizenry and

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Stop Protests against Copper Mine, Suu Kyi Tells

2013-3-13  Police Break Up Opposition Demonstrations in Bangladesh ... RANGOON — Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi told communities affected by a copper mine in Sagaing Division’s Monywa District on Wednesday to stop opposing the project and accept compensation for the land they lost. ... The mine is a joint venture between the Burmese military-owned ...

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Burma Police Used Phosphorus at Mine Protest,

2013-3-12  Police Break Up Opposition Demonstrations in Bangladesh. 12 March 2013. ... Burma Police Used Phosphorus at Mine Protest, Official Report Confirms. ... more than three months after the incident at the Letpadaung copper mine in northwestern Burma. It was the biggest use of force against protesters in Burma since Thein Sein’s reformist ...

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Aung San Suu Kyi support for copper mine outrages

2013-3-12  Aung San Suu Kyi support for copper mine outrages Burmese activists ... devices by the police in the middle of the night to break up the 11-day occupation of mine

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Continued controversy around Burmese mining

The canister was retrieved from the scene of the crackdown near the Letpadaung copper mine in Sagaing Division on Nov. 29. Almost 100 people were injured there when riot police reportedly used tear gas, water cannons and incendiary devices in a bid to close a protest camp located outside of the copper mining company.

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Police and villagers clash in Burma over land dispute ...

2013-3-13  Police moved in to break up the demonstration on February 26 and a pitched battle ensued as villagers resisted. One police officer was killed and at least 40 police and farmers were injured.

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Monywa Copper Mine Protests Turn Anti-China Protest?

2012-11-28  The ongoing protests against the largest mining project in Burma has been turned into anti-China and anti-Military protests by leftwing student union activists and local peasant activists with the support of foreign-NGOs-backed watermelon-environmentalists. The mining project is the Letpandoung Copper Mine

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Myanmar Police Apologize for Mine Raid - Asia Sentinel

2012-12-3  In an unprecedented move, Burmese authorities have apologized to the Buddhist clergy a day after a pre-dawn raid on copper mine protesters that injured dozens of monks in central Burma. The mine, jointly owned by the military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd and China’s Wan Bao Company, has become the latest flashpoint between the country’s newly awakened citizenry and

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BBC News: „Burmese police break up copper mine

2021-6-12  Monywa: Laut AktivistInnen wurde eine Demonstration gegen die Ausdehnung einer Kupfermine von der Polizei mit Wasserwerfern niedergeschlagen; Dutzende DemonstrantInnen wurden verletzt, das Lager der DemonstrantInnen niedergebrannt

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Continued controversy around Burmese mining

Use of Phosphorus in Protest Raid Outrages Activist, Victims. By Lawi Weng. The Irrawaddy. 31 January 2013 . RANGOON - An independent investigation into a raid that injured dozens of protesters who opposed a copper mine in northwest Burma in November, found that police shot canisters containing white phosphorus into the crowd.

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Burma’s police: The long road to reform

the police force formally apologising for using excessive force to break up a protest at a mine site and injuring more than 20 Buddhist monks.1 This unusual event was in response to widespread public criticism of the violence, which will also be the subject of an official inquiry led by Aung San Suu Kyi.2

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Police and villagers clash in Burma over land dispute ...

2013-3-13  Police moved in to break up the demonstration on February 26 and a pitched battle ensued as villagers resisted. One police officer was killed and at least 40 police and farmers were injured.

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Aung Min warns activists over demands to close

The Latpadaung Copper Mining project is a joint venture between China’s Wangbao and military-owned Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings. The project has led to the confiscation of about 7,800 acres of farmland in total and forced farmers from 66 villages in the area to relocate.

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Burma - in-year update July 2015 - GOV.UK

Demonstrations continued in January after police opened fire on local land and environment protesters at Latpaudang copper mine on 22 December, killing 56-year-old Daw Khin Win and injuring 17 others.

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Troubled Copper Mine a ‘Cautionary Tale’ for

2015-2-10  On December 22, a China-Myanmar joint venture developing a copper mine in central Myanmar announced that it had gained “broad community support” to continue the controversial project and that it would be expanding the area covered by the mine. The day ended with 56-year old Daw Khin Win shot dead and two other villagers injured

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Australian entertainer questioned by Scotland Yard as ...

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URGENT ACTION - Amnesty USA

2019-12-17  the Phyu Police Chief on 17 October at a restaurant as she was taking a lunch break from her campaigning activities. She was arrested for participating in a peaceful protest which took place in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, on 29 December 2014, during which protesters were calling on the Myanmar authorities to investigate the death of Khin Win

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