Activists in northern Shan State have been fighting for years to protect a culturally and environmentally important mountain range but face opposition from Tatmadaw-aligned militias – and a company linked to the speaker of Myanmar’s national parliament.
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Activists in northern Shan State have been fighting for years to protect a culturally and environmentally important mountain range but face opposition from Tatmadaw-aligned militias – and a company linked to the speaker of Myanmar’s national parliament.

ရခိုင်ပြည်နယ်သည် ပထဝီ အနေအထားအရ သီးခြားဖြစ်နေသဖြင့် ရခိုင်လယ်သမားတို့မှာ ဈေးကွက်နှင့်လည်း အလှမ်းဝေး၊ အထွက်နှုန်း နှစ်ဆတိုးစေမည့် မျိုးကောင်းမျိုးသန့် စပါးမျိုးတို့ကိုလည်း လက်လှမ်းမမှီ ဖြစ်နေလေရာ စားနပ်ရိက္ခာ လုံလောက်ရေးအတွက် အခက်အခဲ ဖြစ်နေကြရသည်။

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Activists in northern Shan State have been fighting for years to protect a culturally and environmentally important mountain range but face opposition from Tatmadaw-aligned militias – and a company linked to the speaker of Myanmar’s national parliament.