Voices of the dammed: Locals living near the site of the planned Mae Wong dam project are being subjected to abuse and intimidation from some within their own communities

Date of Release: 
Nov 17 2013

Thong feels lost in both senses of the word. After being told the plan to build a dam on the nearby Mae Wong stream had been revived, the cassava farmer, who preferred to use a pseudonym, feels defeated in his campaign to oppose the project. He is also unsure of which direction his life will take in the wake of the decision.

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