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Burma Army Seizes Medicines Meant for IDPs

Burma Army Seizes Medicines Meant for IDPs

The Burma Army stopped a Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) vehicle transporting medicine to internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Eastern Kachin State near the Chinese border and seized all the medicines on 25 August. The…

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KIO Joins Conference Under UNFC Delegation

KIO Joins Conference Under UNFC Delegation

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) fielded 25 people from its own ranks and affiliate groups to join a United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) delegation during the Union Peace Conference (also called 21st Century Panglong Conference)…

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Political Parties Want Offensives To End

Political Parties Want Offensives To End

An alliance of political parties in Kachin State has demanded that the Burma Army stop its offensives that are happening in advance of the Union Peace Conference (also called the 21st Century Panglong Conference) planned…

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Civilians Missing From Conflict Zone

Civilians Missing From Conflict Zone

Residents from Shahtuzup village in Kachin State’s Hukawng Valley believe that two men that have been missing since Friday are being detained by the Burma Army. Since the beginning of the month, the area has…

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Kachin in India Demand Justice for Two Murdered School Teachers

Kachin in India Demand Justice for Two Murdered School Teachers

Members of the exiled Kachin community and their Burmese friends living in the Indian capital New Delhi held a protest last week to demand justice in the case of the two Kachin teachers who were…

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US Church Group Urges Justice for Slain Kachin Teachers

US Church Group Urges Justice for Slain Kachin Teachers

During a visit to the Kachin state capital Myitkyina last week a delegation from the American Baptist Churches (ABC) organization called for Burmese government authorities to properly investigate the rape and murder last month of…

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88 Generation Deliver Aid to Kachin War Refugees

88 Generation Deliver Aid to Kachin War Refugees

9 February 2015 – The 88 Generation Peace and Open Society delivered a donation of food and essential products to over 1,000 Kachin war refugees sheltering in Ginsi Village-Tract, Hpakant Township, Kachin State on 6th…

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Villagers in Shan State Say Army Killed and Burned Abducted Kachin

Villagers in Shan State Say Army Killed and Burned Abducted Kachin

Villagers in Northern Shan State allege that four charred corpses found last week in a forested area belong to local villagers who were abducted and then killed by Burma Army troops stationed in the area.…

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Kachin Culture Group Boycotts Manau Festival in Myitkyina

Kachin Culture Group Boycotts Manau Festival in Myitkyina

The Kachin Traditional Literature and Culture Committee declined an invitation from government authorities to participate in the 67th Kachin State Day Manau Dance Festival, senior committee member Yaw Sam told the Kachin News Group (KNG).…

Junta collects voter’s list in KIO headquarters

A team of officials of the Burmese military junta made a sudden appearance in Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) headquarters Laiza on the Sino-Burma border to collect the official voter’s list and for issuance of temporary…