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Aung San Suu Kyi: China’s dam project in Burma is dangerous and divisive | The Guardian

Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Burma’s pro-democracy opposition, has called for a halt to a massive Chinese hydropower project on the Irrawaddy river that has alarmed environmentalists and added to a long-running conflict between tribal militias and the government in Rangoon.

The Nobel laureate stepped into the fray on Thursday with a personal statement calling for greater protection for Burma’s most important river, which is threatened by logging, pollution and the construction of a cascade of at least seven dams, a project managed by China Power Investment.

Read more here: Aung San Suu Kyi: China’s dam project in Burma is dangerous and divisive | Environment | The Guardian.

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