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Feb 27, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Letpadaung, natural resources, FDI, foreign investment, China, Myanmar, mining

An enormous mining truck of the Chinese firm Wanbao is parked near a Buddhist pagoda that locals claim has been damaged.

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Feb 27, 2014 | Burmanet

Democratic Voice of Burma: Latpadaung monastery to be moved, despite public outcry

A monastery once presided over by famed monk Ledi Sayadaw is to be moved from its current grounds - the site of the Latpadaung copper mine.

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Wed Feb 12, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Myanmar, Burma, Letpadaung, activist, student, mine, China, copper mine, arrest

A flier formerly posted in villages around Letpadaung calls for arrest of seven of eight student activists charged for helping villagers to protest against a massive copper-mining project.

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Tue Dec 17, 2013

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Burma: Land grabbing not 'in accordance with law'

Over the course of 2013 the Asian Human Rights Commission has followed reports of a larger number of conflicts over land grabs and attempted grabs in Burma, or Myanmar.

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Tue Nov 19, 2013

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Letpadaung, copper mine, China investment, natural resources, land rights, human rights

Sagaing Division police have filed a lawsuit against protestors at the Letpadaung copper mine in Monywa District after several officers were injured during clashes with protestors on Friday.

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