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Authorities Force Villagers in Kachin State To Remove Satellite Dishes

Authorities Force Villagers in Kachin State To Remove Satellite Dishes

Authorities threatened to fine residents in Kachin State if they don't remove satellite dishes from their homes while warning them of a curfew from 8pm-4am and to hand over any weapons if they have them.

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Military Council Tells Leaders in Putao That Coup Didn’t Happen

Military Council Tells Leaders in Putao That Coup Didn’t Happen

The chairperson of State Administration Council (SAC) for Kachin State donated millions of Burmese kyat to groups in Putao during his first trip to the remote area of the state since the coup, KNG has

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Youths Missing After Abduction By People’s Militia Force in Putao

Youths Missing After Abduction By People’s Militia Force in Putao

A People's Militia Force affiliated with the Burma Army arrested six civilians in Kawnglanghpu Township in northern Kachin State. It is assumed authorities detained the youths at a military camp after they could not be

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Villagers Uprooted By Fighting in Kachin State Need Medicine

Villagers Uprooted By Fighting in Kachin State Need Medicine

Civilians displaced from fighting in a remote and mountainous area of Kachin State desperately need medicine, according to the independent aid group, Kachin Back Pack Health Worker Team. (more…)

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Thousands Displaced By Fighting in Bhamo District

Thousands Displaced By Fighting in Bhamo District

Hostilities between Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Burma Army displaced over 2,000 civilians in Momauk Township, Kachin State. (more…)

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Tatmadaw Using Civilians As Human Shields in Putao District

Tatmadaw Using Civilians As Human Shields in Putao District

Burma Army has been kidnapping civilians, including children, to use as human shields after suffering casualties during the conflict with Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in northern Kachin State. (more…)

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Burma Army Launch Airstrikes Against KIA From China

Burma Army Launch Airstrikes Against KIA From China

A video of two Burma Army jet fighters using Chinese air space to attack the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) based on the strategic Alaw Bum (mountain) was shared on the WeChat social media network. (more…)

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Authorities Target Journalist in Hpakant

Authorities Target Journalist in Hpakant

A freelance journalist who reported for Kachin News Group and Kachin Wave was arrested while covering a protest in Hpakant, Kachin State, where he is based. (more…)

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Tatmadaw Raids Churches in Kachin State

Tatmadaw Raids Churches in Kachin State

Burma Army raided a Kachin Baptist Convention Church (KBC). According to religious officials, soldiers in two trucks arrived at the church in Kachin State and searched the premises for about 30 minutes. (more…)

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Junta’s Military Council Guilty of War Crimes and Extra-judicial Killings in Kachin and Shan States: KWAT Says

Junta’s Military Council Guilty of War Crimes and Extra-judicial Killings in Kachin and Shan States: KWAT Says

A Kachin group documented violence committed by the junta's State Administration Council (SAC) against civilian populations of rural Kachin and Shan states and urban centers since the military staged a coup in Burma over two