Against Letpadaung: copper mining in Myanmar and the struggle for human rights

Against Letpadaung: copper mining in Myanmar and the struggle for human rights

Originally published by Michael Caster on OpenDemocracy.net 3/08/15     The Letpadaung copper mine in the Sagaing Region of central Myanmar has become a major fault line in the struggle for human rights in that country. It is also emblematic of a global problem: the damage caused by exploitative resource extraction...