February 11, 2019

Local communities in northern Shan State are greatly encouraged that French company Engie has pulled out of the Upper Yeywa dam project, and are urging all other foreign companies involved in dams on the Namtu/Myitnge river to follow suit.

Engie was removed from Burma Campaign UK’s “Dirty List” of companies linked to human rights violations in Burma, after confirming that their subsidiary, the German company Lahmeyer, was no longer involved in the Upper Yeywa dam project.

Read Shan Human Rights Foundation press release

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