Burma Army ‘mark’ KNU registered farmlands
Villagers in Htantabin Township witnessed the Burma Army putting up placards claiming their land that was confiscated under the former military regime.
In its first few months of operation the Land Acquisition Investigative Commission was swamped with land confiscated cases from villagers. Within months of opening its doors it had received more than 2,000 land-conflict cases.
A report by the Transnational Institute (TNI) – Developing Disparity – Regional Investment in Burma’s Borderlands noted that individual members of parliament had also received hundreds of complaints over land confiscation.
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