Bagan projects reported / Coal pollution corruption / Journalism prize open



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Shady Bagan Projects Reported to Anti-Corruption Commission.  Locals of Bagan, the archaeological zone in central Myanmar, said they have filed a complaint to the Anti-Corruption Commission of Myanmar and requested an investigation into development and conservation projects that were done in their area.

Zarni Mann/The Irrawaddy:


Corruption allows mine-mouth coal plants to pollute (Opinion).  “The role of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is crucial to rescue residents in the areas around mine-mouth power plants, which do not use adequate pollution control technology due to corruption.”

Pius Ginting/The Jakarta Post:


World Justice Project Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism (Competition).  The applications and nominations to recognize journalists who contribute to increased awareness on corruption, accountability, human rights, access to justice, open government, etc. are open until 20 September 2018.

World Justice Project:

Thank you to Robert Leventhal, US Department of State for sharing this opportunity.

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