Wednesday, October 5, 2011

"It is Against the Will of the People"

In AMAZING environmental and human rights news, we've learned that Myanmar is "shelving the controversial megadam project."

'This is the first time in 50 years that the government has given in to the wishes of the people'

This is a major victory for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Kyi was kept under house arrest for her pro-democracy views by the ruling Junta of Myanmar.

It's very good of them to listen to the voice of the people," said Suu Kyi, who has spent nearly 15 of the past 21 years under house arrest. "I welcome this."

There is much more to this story. Please follow the link to read all the details.

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