Burmese women's rights activists wary of Canadian mining investment

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Burmese women's rights activists Wahkushee Tenner, Htwe Htwe and Pippa Curwen in Ottawa
 Burmese women's rights activists Wahkushee Tenner, Htwe Htwe and Pippa Curwen in OttawaCredit: Embassy: Kristen Shane

Published by Embassy Magazine, March 18th, 2015

Representatives of Burmese women’s groups who were in Ottawa last week say that the Harper government should be wary of promoting mining investment in Myanmar, because it could further inflame ethnic conflict that they say continues—despite a Western perception that the country is improving.

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