Shan State Chief Minister Sao Aung Myat said he believes all seized lands will be returned to farmers in his region before the end of the year.
Police and local villagers were reportedly injured this morning in Sagaing Division’s Yinmarbin township, when police arrived with bulldozers to uproot toddy palm trees on 100 acres of confiscated land.
Over 200 acres of land confiscated by the military is given back to villagers in Myanaung township.
Four farmers in central Burma’s Madaya have been charged with trespassing and vandalism, after staging a ploughing protest on land that had been confiscated by the government.
Nine activists have been released following their arrest on Wednesday after a protest near the Latpadaung copper mine turned violent.
Rangoon township authorities have issued an ultimatum to more than 200 Michaungkan villagers to disband their protest site at the town’s Myasaryan pagoda by 6pm on Monday or else face forceful removal.