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Ka Hsaw Wa

Blog Entries by Ka Hsaw Wa

When Big Business and Human Rights Collide

4 Comments | Posted February 27, 2012 | 02/27/12 06:27 PM ET

Among the thousands of interviews I've conducted as a human rights investigator over the last 24 years, one of the most difficult was in 1996, outside a refugee camp along the Thai-Burma border. I was no stranger to suffering in my country. I had fled from Burma (also known as...

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Remembering Goldman Environmental Prize Winner Ken Saro-Wiwa

Posted April 24, 2009 | 04/24/09 12:57 PM ET

Landmark Trial, Wiwa v. Shell, Begins in Five Weeks

On April 20th, seven outstanding environmental leaders were awarded the 2009 Goldman Prize - the "Nobel Prize of the environmental movement" - in San Francisco. As a former prize winner, my congratulations go out to them, along with my...

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