Locals and fishermen in Dawei are fighting to retain access and ownership of Pae Sin Island after a private company was given a permit to use the island in its entirety.
It’s not the first time businesses have been granted permits to some of Myanmar’s islands and beaches. This week we look at why permits are being issues, and the impact of these decisions on local people.
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.
By Ko Zaw from Dawei Watch.