Court backs Xayaburi Dam legal process

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Villagers opposing the Xayaburi dam in Laos have vowed to appeal the Administrative Court’s decision yesterday to dismiss the lawsuit regarding the dam which alleged that Thai state agencies signed the power purchase agreement (PPA) illegally.

While reading out the ruling, the judge said “the defendants did not neglect their duty, so the case is dismissed”, and told the villagers to copy the verdict and look for the reasons behind the court decision in the document.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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