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KIA Seize Regime And Shanni Camps In Hpakant Township

KIA Seize Regime And Shanni Camps In Hpakant Township

The Kachin Independence Army attacked the Burma Army (BA) and Shanni Nationalities Army (SNA) in Hpakant Township. According to man close to the armed group, two camps in Sel Zin with hundreds of BA and

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Army Prevents Hpakant Villagers From Returning Home

Army Prevents Hpakant Villagers From Returning Home

For weeks now, the people of Sel Zin have been unable to return home after being driven out from conflict between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Burma Army (BA). ''It has been 10

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Villagers Resettled In Mansi Feel Abandoned

Villagers Resettled In Mansi Feel Abandoned

Civilians who were resettled a few years ago after fighting forced them to flee their homes and live in an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp aren't receiving the help they need to rebuild their lives

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Police Officer Killed In Hpakant

Police Officer Killed In Hpakant

A police officer was shot dead in broad daylight on the street in front of a bank by an unknown assailant in a village in Hpakant Township. At 7am on Wednesday, the assailant fired 10

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KIA Raid N’wan Yang PMF In Waingmaw

KIA Raid N’wan Yang PMF In Waingmaw

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) destroyed the camp of a regime-affiliated armed group in Waingmaw Township. According to a male source with knowledge of what happened, several soldiers from the N'wan Yang People's Militia Force

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KIA Block Road In Sagaing Region

KIA Block Road In Sagaing Region

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA), one of Burma's most powerful ethnic groups, blocked the Indaw - Bamauk road during heavy fighting with the Burma Army (BA) in Sagaing Region. Soldiers from the Indaw People's Defence

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KIA Attacks Wu Yang PMF In Waingmaw

KIA Attacks Wu Yang PMF In Waingmaw

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) attacked the Wu Yang People's Militia Force (PMF) at its camp in Waingmaw Township on Thursday morning, 28 July, killing at least six PMF soldiers and wounding many others. "We

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Hpakant Youths Held By Burma Army

Hpakant Youths Held By Burma Army

Two youths detained by the Burma Army (BA) in Hpakant Township are yet to be released. On 23 July, the army abducted five youths from their homes in Sel Zin in Hpakant Township. A few

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PMF Extorts Money From Civilians Along Tanai To Lido Road

PMF Extorts Money From Civilians Along Tanai To Lido Road

A People's Militia Force (PMF), in dispute with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) over lucrative gold mining along the Tanai-Lido road in Kachin State, has set up new checkpoints to extort money from miners who

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Chinese Pull Out Of Kachin State Banana Tissue Culture Farms

Chinese Pull Out Of Kachin State Banana Tissue Culture Farms

Only one-third of the banana tissue culture farms are still in Myitkyina and Waimaw townships after many of the Chinese who invested in these farms have withdrawn in the last two years. According to a