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Burma Legal Advisers Help Land Grab Victims Get Compensatedi
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July 26, 2013 1:04 PM
Burma’s political and economic opening has enticed scores of foreign investors and spurred a real estate boom. But many Burmese feel they are not getting a fair deal when big business buys up land for development. Now roving legal advisers are traveling the countryside, advising citizens on how to assert their rights.

Burma Legal Advisers Help Land Grab Victims Get Compensated

Published July 26, 2013

Burma’s political and economic opening has enticed scores of foreign investors and spurred a real estate boom. But many Burmese feel they are not getting a fair deal when big business buys up land for development. Now roving legal advisers are traveling the countryside, advising citizens on how to assert their rights.


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