Rights Group Tells Myanmar to Pay Restitution for Stolen Land

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Last week, Human Rights Watch petitioned the Myanmar government to compensate farmers and other civilians who had their land seized by the previous military government ruling the country. The New York-based rights group states that the seizures are still harming farmer's livelihoods and they are oftentimes unable to pay for basic needs like food, healthcare, and education for themselves and their family. Under Myanmar's military government, over 2 million acres of land was stolen without … [Read more...]