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Tatmadaw Meets with Kachin Religious Leaders After Military Coup

Tatmadaw Meets with Kachin Religious Leaders After Military Coup

The day after the Burma Army arrested National League for Democracy (NLD) leaders, the military met with Kachin religious leaders in an apparent bid to justify why it staged a coup d’etat against the democratically…

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Govt Failed to Address Land Grievances

Govt Failed to Address Land Grievances

Since the National League for Democracy entered office, after winning the 2015 election, many land disputes in Kachin State remain unresolved, according to the Federal Ethnic Farmer Network (FEFN).

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KSPP Youth Wing Wants Investigation of Tenders Given to Out-Of-State Companies

KSPP Youth Wing Wants Investigation of Tenders Given to Out-Of-State Companies

The youth wing of a Kachin political party sent an open letter to the government asking for an investigation to determine whether companies unfairly won government tenders for the upcoming Financial Year (FY).

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Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin villagers displaced by the conflict between Burma Army and Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) have decided it’s time to leave the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp, where they have lived for several years, and resettle…

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KBC Committee Resumes Investigation into Murders of Teachers

KBC Committee Resumes Investigation into Murders of Teachers

Family and friends are still waiting for justice for the brutal murder and rape of two Kachin volunteer teachers six years ago.

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Union Govt Resumes Plans for Uranium Extraction in Hpakant

Union Govt Resumes Plans for Uranium Extraction in Hpakant

Kachin villagers told KNG they opposed the Union government’s request to Kachin State government to mine uranium in Hpakant Township.

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Govt and Kachin CSOs Offer Different Support for Returning IDPs

Govt and Kachin CSOs Offer Different Support for Returning IDPs

No straight road lies ahead for hundreds of thousands of displaced Kachin who want to return home after being uprooted by conflict between armed groups nearly a decade ago. While the government is committed to…

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Tang Hpre Villagers Demand Thousands of Acres of National Park Land be Reclassified as Community Forest

Tang Hpre Villagers Demand Thousands of Acres of National Park Land be Reclassified as Community Forest

Locals in Aung Myint Tha village in Myitkyina District have applied for access to more than 4,000 acres of land in what is now the N’khai Bum National Park to be used as a community…

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Authorities Will Take Action Against Trucks With Loads Exceeding Regulations

Authorities Will Take Action Against Trucks With Loads Exceeding Regulations

An awareness campaign to educate truck drivers not to carry loads exceeding heights of 13 feet has been launched by the Kachin State government.