EPA 2012-08-07 09:44:51 Protest against proposed Xayaburi dam in Bangkok
Thai activists and villagers who are affected by the controversial Xayaburi dam on the Mekong river in Laos hold up mock fish and protest banners during a demonstration outside the Administrative Court in Bangkok, Thailand, 07 August 2012. Thai villagers and activists gather for call the Administrative Court order to Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) does not use energy from the Xayaburi hydropower dam. The Xayaburi dam is a joint venture between the Laotian government and Thailand's Ch Karnchang construction company. Laos is expected to use the revenues from Xayaburi and other dams to drive economic growth while Thailand is expected to be the main buyer of the electric power generated. EPA/NARONG SANGNAK
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