Development Human Rights
Tasang Dam, minorities
The four-page report documents the impacts of the construction of the Tasang Dam in the Shan State of Burma, which is home to indigenous groups and diverse forests. The Burmese military and an energy company from Thailand are developing the dam, which is slated to be the tallest in Southeast Asia.
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