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2017/10/12 | Max Martin
Rohingya Face Conflux of Conflict, Development and Disaster
The ethnic cleansing and wholesale expulsion of Rohingyas from Rakhine state in Myanmar highlight how forced migration of minority communities is driven by identity politics and land grabs for development.
2017/03/21 | Sarita Santoshini
Why A Rich, Orderly Himalayan State Has India’s Highest Suicide Rate
“The government wants Sikkim to be known as a pollution-free, disease-free state. But I work with young men and women every day, and they are constantly struggling,” Bhutia said. “Sikkim will lose its people if it doesn’t act now.”
2016/04/06 | TNL 編輯
Taitung County Development Plan Ruled Illegal
The Taitung County government promoted the build-operate-transfer (BOT) project of Shanyuan Bay in 2004, permitting Miramar Resort Hotel Co to develop the beach area. After coming to five litigations, the people and the environmental groups finally stopped the construction in 2013. Moreover, Taitung government was proved illegal in four of them, with the most recent one announced on March 31.