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China: Huge Appetite for Dam Shares
BBC News
November 6th, 2003
Despite overseas concern about the giant dam's environmental impact, Chinese investors rushed to apply for Monday's $1.19bn Initial Public Offering (IPO) by Yangtze Electric Power, the company funding the massive hydroelectric project.

KENYA: Japan Suspends Funding for Sondu Miriu Dam
by Jennifer WanjiruEnvironment News Service
June 4th, 2001
Citing "environmental disruption and corruption" in a letter to the government of Kenya, Japan's Foreign Minister Makiko Tanaka indicated that suspension of funding for the Sondu Miriu hydropower dam project was ''a response to criticism from environmental campaigners and differences between Kenya and Japan over further funding.''

TURKEY: Dam Will Destroy Kurdish Culture, Say Critics
August 16th, 2000
A Kurdish human rights lawyer is spearheading an international campaign to block the Turkish government's efforts to build a dam he says will dislodge thousands of Kurds and destroy archeological artifacts.

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