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Junta Refuses To Release Political Prisoners in Kachin State

Junta Refuses To Release Political Prisoners in Kachin State

The military council didn’t release any Kachin political prisoners or journalists detained since the coup when freeing 2,296 prisoners across the country last week. Although the junta released political prisoners and reporters from other states…

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KIA And PDF Attack Tatmadaw At Multiple Locations in Sagaing Region

KIA And PDF Attack Tatmadaw At Multiple Locations in Sagaing Region

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and People’s Defence Force (PDF) attacked the Burma Army at three locations in Sagaing Region, according to reports from locals. KIA and PDF intercepted a military column interloping in KIA…

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KIA Detain Police in Hpakant Township

KIA Detain Police in Hpakant Township

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) detained policemen after randomly stopping their vehicle in Hpakant Township on Wednesday, June 30.

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Tatmadaw Launches Airstrikes On KIA in Kachin State

Tatmadaw Launches Airstrikes On KIA in Kachin State

The Burma Army launched an airstrike on a Kachin Independence Army (KIA) position in what appears to be a retaliatory attack after the ethnic armed organisation attacked the military the same day.

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Christian Leaders Arrested For Attending Prayer Service in Northern Kachin State

Christian Leaders Arrested For Attending Prayer Service in Northern Kachin State

The military council charged three religious leaders in northern Kachin State for violating 505 (a) of Burma’s Penal Code after they joined a prayer service organised by youths back in March.

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Tatmadaw Soldiers Search IDP Camps in Myitkyina

Tatmadaw Soldiers Search IDP Camps in Myitkyina

The military sent fully armed soldiers to internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in Kachin State capital, Myitkyina, claiming that for health concerns it was necessary to check their  population registries.

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KIA Attack Checkpoint On Bridge Linking Myitkyina to Waingmaw

KIA Attack Checkpoint On Bridge Linking Myitkyina to Waingmaw

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) attacked a police checkpoint on an important bridge linking Kachin State capital, Myitkyina, to Waingmaw. At press time, it was unclear if there were any casualties from the attack on…

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Tatmadaw Targets Civilians Following Military Defeat in Kachin State, KWAT Says

Tatmadaw Targets Civilians Following Military Defeat in Kachin State, KWAT Says

Following a series of embarrassing military defeat during the conflict with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), the Burma Army increased attacks on civilians, a Kachin Women’s Association of Thailand (KWAT) report has found.

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Burma Army Plants Landmines Around Kachin State Town

Burma Army Plants Landmines Around Kachin State Town

Kachin farmers are concerned for their safety after the Burma Army planted many landmines around where they live and work without informing them.

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KIO Warns Cronies Against Re-seizing Land in Tanai Township

KIO Warns Cronies Against Re-seizing Land in Tanai Township

The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) threatened action against anyone exploiting land formally used as a cassava factory by Yuzana Co Ltd in Hukawng Valley, Kachin State.