Episode 92: Tanintharyi farmers wait 15 years for their land back

A 5,000-acre tract of farmland confiscated by the government has sat unused in Tanintharyi Region for almost 15 years. More than 1,000 farmers were evicted from the land in 2004 to make room for urban development, but although the project was never completed, local farmers are still not allowed to return to their fields.

This week Doh Athan partners with Dawei Watch to report on an old battle to win back the confiscated land.

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