Category: News

[INDIA] PM, PLEASE WALK THE TALK

April 9, 2021

From vegetable growers to coffee planters, from apple growers to rice farmers, the experience has been that retailers, exporters, and people who have added value to the product by processing and marketing them have made windfall profits. They have left the farmers and the consumers in the lurch.

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[MYANMAR] PRESS RELEASE ON BURMESE MILITARY DICTATORSHIP’S AIRSTRIKES ON VILLAGES IN THE SALWEEN PEACE PARK

March 31, 2021

 APNED stands together with its members and friends from the Salween Peace Park. We remain vigilant against the attacks towards our fellow environment defenders, and social movements for the environment, human rights, and indigenous peoples in Myanmar. March 29th, 2021  On March 27th, 2021, the Burmese military carried out airstrikes in Day Bu Noh, Mutraw […]

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[INDIA] THE ONLY DETERMINATION: CLOSURE OF VADHAVAN PORT

December 28, 2020

Since the past few days, the fisherfolk of Mumbai and Palghar have raised the slogan “EKACH JIDDAH VADHAVAN BUNDAR RADDAH” (The only demand: closure of Vadhavan port). Taking the stand that they will not allow the destructive Vadhavan port project, no matter how hard the Government tries, the fisherfolk from Colaba Mumbai to Zai in […]

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REJECT THE OLD NORMAL! RECOVER BETTER FOR THE PEOPLE AND THE PLANET!

December 10, 2020

APNED on the 72nd International Human Rights Day amid Global Health Crisis “Reject the old normal! Recover better for the people and the planet!” The 72nd year of international Human Rights Day is commemorated amid a global health crisis. COVID-19 is a zoonotic disease, a disease transferred from animals to humans potentially through habitat destruction […]

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DAM NATION: HOW DAMS HAVE AFFECTED IP COMMUNITIES IN MYANMAR AND THE PHILIPINES

September 23, 2020

The discourse around large-dams continues to fuel the word-war between proponents and opponents. The issue isn’t merely a topic of construction, but it has touched on economic, socio-cultural, and environmental subjects. Proponents have hailed large dams and dam projects as saviors of the economy while opponents decry its environmental impact. In the end, it’s the […]

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A RIVER UNDER THREAT: THE CASE OF MYITSONE DAM

September 4, 2020

The Asia Pacific is marked by the swathes of arable land, vast forests, and bodies of water which are abundant sources of food and livelihood for its people. However, the region remains poor, underdeveloped, and its people are undernourished despite the numerous “developmental projects” located in the region. A report by the Food and Agriculture […]

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