Blood Amber Press release

New report details Naypyidaw’s “Blood Amber” clearance operation against indigenous people in Hugawng Valley

Date: August 20, 2019

A new report launched today details how Burma’s security forces have driven out thousands of indigenous farmers from the Hugawng Valley amber mining region in Kachin State, to seize control of this lucrative resource and further secure the Ledo road corridor linking China and India — part of the Belt and Road initiative.

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