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Kachin People in Shan State Agree to Form New Party

Kachin People in Shan State Agree to Form New Party

Kachin people living in Shan State have agreed to form a party representing their community following a two-day meeting that began on May 28. “I think the meeting was 100 percent successful. All participants agreed…

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Kachin people prepare for second session of 21st Century Panglong Conference

Kachin people prepare for second session of 21st Century Panglong Conference

The Kachin Political Cooperation Committee (KPCC) held a two-day national-level political dialogue for ethnic groups in the Kachin State’s capital Myitkyina to prepare for the second session of the Union Peace Conference (21st Century Panglong…

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Detained Kachin pastors transferred to Muse Police Station

Detained Kachin pastors transferred to Muse Police Station

Two pastors from the Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) have been transferred to Muse Myoma Police Station after they were forcibly detained by the Burma Army in Mong Ko, northern Shan State and they have been…

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PJS to restart opium eradication this year

PJS to restart opium eradication this year

Kachin anti-narcotic group, Pat Jasan (PJS), will restart its opium eradication program this year in the Kachin State before the opium season is over. Tang Gon, secretary of PJS (Myitkyina), explained that information from the…

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Skirmishes break out between Burma Army and KIA in two areas

Skirmishes break out between Burma Army and KIA in two areas

Skirmishes broke out between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army in two areas yesterday morning (24 January). An official from KIA Brigade 6 confirmed to KNG that the two armies clashes in Kawng…

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Burma army transports large supply to Putao

Burma army transports large supply to Putao

More than 80 Burmese military trucks loaded with a large supply of rations and unknown items departed this morning from Myitkyina to Putao, the northernmost part of Kachin State. It is a significant sign that…

Burma Army Launches Air Strike Against KIA Post near Gidon

The Burma Army launched air strikes on the Kachin Independence Army’s (KIA) Battalion 3 Lai Hpawng Post, near Gidon, on 19 December. The Burma Army started attacking the post with heavy artillery at noon and…

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Burma Army Allegedly Bomb Roman Catholic Church in Mongkoe

Burma Army Allegedly Bomb Roman Catholic Church in Mongkoe

The Burma Army has allegedly bombed a Roman Catholic Church in Mongkoe town in northern Shan State where it is fighting with the Northern Alliance. During fighting in Mongkoe, soldiers from the Burma Army took…

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Burmese Government Blocks Kachin Workshop in Myitkyina

Burmese Government Blocks Kachin Workshop in Myitkyina

The Burmese Government in Naypyidaw has refused permission for a Kachin public workshop to be held in Myitkyina, the Kachin State capital, on 28 November. Though the organisers of the two-day workshop titled ‘Pursuing Justice…

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Anti-KIO Protest Held in Myitkyina

Anti-KIO Protest Held in Myitkyina

As public and religious organisations across Burma call on the Burma Army to halt its offensives a protest against the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) was held in Myitkyina, the Kachin State capital, on 31 October.…