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Families Of Murdered KBC Teachers Still Waiting For Justice

Families Of Murdered KBC Teachers Still Waiting For Justice

The family and friends of Maran Lu Ra and Tangbau Hkawn Nan Tsin want the courts to launch an investigation into who raped and murdered the volunteer Kachin teachers seven years ago in northern Shan…

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Regime Convicts Tanai Youths

Regime Convicts Tanai Youths

The regime gaoled 21 Tanai youths for 2 years and released 8 others who were under 18. In May, the military had arrested them all at a checkpoint near the town, accusing them of having…

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PMF Turns Away Workers At Chipwi Rare-earth Mine

PMF Turns Away Workers At Chipwi Rare-earth Mine

The Laymai People’s Militia Force (PMF) has been turning away workers who are desperate enough to pay exorbitant quarantine fees as a condition of working in their rare earth mines, while local residents fear the…

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Regime Launches Airstrike On Civilians In Sagaing Region

Regime Launches Airstrike On Civilians In Sagaing Region

At least five civilians were injured when three junta fighter jets bombed villages in the upper Sagaing Region on Wednesday afternoon. A local source, who wished to remain anonymous, said some of the wounded were…

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Hopin PDF Warns Electricity Department About Overcharging

Hopin PDF Warns Electricity Department About Overcharging

A civilian resistance group fighting the military regime has warned staff at the Hopin electricity department not to overcharge citizens for power. ”They have said that they will cut off people’s electricity. That is why…

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Kachin Risk Commemorating Kachin State Day

Kachin Risk Commemorating Kachin State Day

A man in Myitkyina who did not want to give his name told KNG that he raised the Kachin national flag in his house for 74th Kachin State Day on 10 January, followed by prayers.…

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Junta Arrests Bhamo Teachers

Junta Arrests Bhamo Teachers

The regime’s forces arrested a teacher who had joined the protest movement after going door-to-door to search every house in Bhamo, Kachin State, last week. “The teachers of the CDM (Civil Disobedience Movement) are resisting…

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Gold Extraction Escalating Near Suspended Myitsone Dam

Gold Extraction Escalating Near Suspended Myitsone Dam

Under military rule, gold mining has increased around the suspended Myitsone Dam along the Mali hka and Irrawaddy rivers, and in Chipwi Township in Kachin State, with crony mining companies using large backhoes to extract…

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KIA Fight Junta In Muse District

KIA Fight Junta In Muse District

Fighting between the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Burma Army (BA) has intensified in Muse District after the junta attacked the KIA’s camp in Mongpaw in northern Shan State. Last week, Battalion 36 of…

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PDF Forms Civilian Administration In Sagaing Region

PDF Forms Civilian Administration In Sagaing Region

A People’s Defence Force (PDF) fighting the Burmese regime in Pinlebu Township, Sagaing Region, is assembling a civilian administration in its area of control. The spokesperson for the Pinlebu PDF told KNG that the People’s…