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Junta Attempts To Arrest KBC Secretary In Myitkyina

Junta Attempts To Arrest KBC Secretary In Myitkyina

Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) officials are trying to negotiate a settlement with the military after it tried to arrest its secretary in Myitkyina over what KBC called a misunderstanding.

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Hundreds Of Villagers Flee Fighting In Putao Township

Hundreds Of Villagers Flee Fighting In Putao Township

Civilians have fled their homes fearing the military will burn down their village in Putao Township, Kachin State, after fighting broke out with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).

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Military Regime Arrests Kachin National Congress Chairperson

Military Regime Arrests Kachin National Congress Chairperson

The military junta arrested Dr M. Kawn La, chair of the Kachin National Congress and charged him with incitement under Article 505 (a).

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Burma Army Extracts Bribes From Travellers In Kachin State

Burma Army Extracts Bribes From Travellers In Kachin State

The military is demanding bribes in lieu of travel documents at a checkpoint in Kachin State. According to a Bhamo local, since early August, if travellers give money to soldiers at the Hpang Ga the…

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KIA Destroy Police Compound In Hpakant Township

KIA Destroy Police Compound In Hpakant Township

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) torched a police compound in Hpakant Township, Kachin State, an officer of the KIA’s political wing, Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), told KNG on condition that his name not be mentioned.

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COVID-19 Outbreak Overwhelms Tanai

COVID-19 Outbreak Overwhelms Tanai

There are four people dying every day from COVID-19 in Tanai, Kachin State, according to a volunteer, who explained about 70 people have perished from the disease in the town in Myitkyina District since the…

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Landslide Kills Woman In IDP Camp In Kachin State

Landslide Kills Woman In IDP Camp In Kachin State

A woman was killed and a 80-year woman wounded during a landslide in Maga Yang internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp, located southeast of Myitkyina, in Kachin Independence Organization controlled territory.

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IDPs In Muse District Running Out Of Food

IDPs In Muse District Running Out Of Food

Villagers who recently fled fighting in northern Shan State are running out of food because the Burma Army (BA) is preventing supplies from reaching their camp in Muse District on the Chinese border.

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KIO Cooperating With Other Organisations To End Dictatorship And Bamar Centricism

KIO Cooperating With Other Organisations To End Dictatorship And Bamar Centricism

The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) chair said his ethnic armed organisation (EAO) has been cooperating with the Burmese and other groups to tear down the military dictatorship and end the Bamar-centric view of Burmese as…

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Armed Forces Arrest Workers At Power Plant In Waingmaw

Armed Forces Arrest Workers At Power Plant In Waingmaw

Armed forces arrested six workers at the Buga Power Plant in Waingmaw town, Kachin State.