Thousands of people are being forced from their homes to make way for dams which provide millions of dollars for the government but no electricity for local people.
Great news! Naing Htay Lwin and Myo Min Min, the two imprisoned union leaders whose release we were campaigning for, were freed on 17 April 2016. They were arrested in February 2015 for asking for a pay rise of $1 a day for garment workers.
With most sanctions against the military-backed government in Burma now lifted, European companies must ensure they adhere to the highest standards to avoid human rights abuses, exploitation of workers and environmental destruction.