Podcast: Copper mine raises questions in Sagaing

A copper mine in Sagaing Region has had long term effects on the local community. They say they’re now without clean water and are dealing with deforestation and environmental damage. A report was commissioned to recommend improvements but it has yet to be put into action.

This week we visit Dontaw Village to bring you the latest on the issue.

Doh Athan is a weekly podcast that looks at human rights issues. It’s produced by Frontier with media partners from around the country, through a partnership with Fondation Hirondelle. It is supported by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Myanmar and the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation.

Podcast by Ei Ei Mon from Monywa Gazette. Listen in Burmese.

By Ei Ei Mon

By Ei Ei Mon

Ei Ei Mon has been working as a journalist at the Monywa Gazette weekly journal since 2016.
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