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Myanmar forms body to confront land grabbers

Government forms commission to probe problem of corrupt businessmen who steal farmers' lands.
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2013 08:47

Many farmers in Myanmar say they face the problem of corrupt businessmen who use their ties to the authorities to steal  land. 

With little legal protection, there is not much the farmers can do to stop it.

Now, however, a commission is investigating the issue and has started looking at hundreds of cases involving land grabs.

Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Thilawa, Myanmar. 

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