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Myanmar: Toxic rare earth mines fuel deforestation, rights abuses, report says

The dramatic expansion of rare earth mining in northern Myanmar in recent years is fueling human rights abuses, destroying forests, and bankrolling groups linked to the military regime that ousted the civilian government in February 2021, according to a new report from the NGO Global Witness. The report, based on a six-month-long investigation of satellite imagery […]