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Downstream Mekong residents rally against Xayaburi Dam

     Residents from eight provinces along the Mekong River gathered yesterday outside the headquarters of the construction firm Ch Karnchang and Siam Commercial Bank to protest against the companies' role in the construction of the Xayaburi Dam in Laos.            [...]

Mekong plans anger riverside communities

Villagers protest against Xayaburi dam in capita Villagers from along the Mekong River have rallied in front of giant construction firm Ch Karnchang, demanding it immediately suspend building the Xayaburi dam on the waterway. Protesters from eight provinces along the [...]

Mekong plans anger riverside communities

Villagers protest against Xayaburi dam in capita Villagers from along the Mekong River have rallied in front of giant construction firm Ch Karnchang, demanding it immediately suspend building the Xayaburi dam on the waterway. Protesters from eight provinces along the [...]

Xayaburi Dam protesters

  According to an environmental green group, the government of Thailand is defying a regional decision-making process by proceeding with the implementation of a controversial USD3.8 billion hydropower dam project in northern Laos. At a December meeting of the Mekong [...]

Activists Move to Protect Forests

They conduct 'patrols' in the heart of Cambodia's lowland evergreen forests to check illegal logging. Photo courtesy of LICADHO. Activists taking a break from their 'patrols' in the Prey Lang forest area. About 200 environmental activists have entered a rare [...]

By |November 10th, 2011|Community Resistance, Other News|