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KIO Warns Cronies Against Re-seizing Land in Tanai Township

KIO Warns Cronies Against Re-seizing Land in Tanai Township

The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) threatened action against anyone exploiting land formally used as a cassava factory by Yuzana Co Ltd in Hukawng Valley, Kachin State.

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Villagers in Remote IDP Camp in Kachin State Need Clean Drinking Water, KBHWT Says

Villagers in Remote IDP Camp in Kachin State Need Clean Drinking Water, KBHWT Says

KNG talked with Mr Zet, head of the Kachin Backpack Health Worker Team (KBHWT), to learn about how his organisation is helping villagers living in the Bumra Yang internally displaced persons (IDP) camp. In March,…

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Tatmadaw Arrests School Teacher After Students Join KIA in Northern Kachin State

Tatmadaw Arrests School Teacher After Students Join KIA in Northern Kachin State

The Burma Army detained a teacher, accusing her of affiliating with Kachin Independence Army (KIA) after the parents of two girls, who joined the ethnic armed organisation, blamed the teacher for their disappearance, according to…

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Tatmadaw Airstrikes Target Tanai Township

Tatmadaw Airstrikes Target Tanai Township

Tatmadaw airstrikes killed a Kachin Independence Army (KIA) soldier and a villager, destroying homes and a school in Kachin State’s Tanai (aka Danai) Township.

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Tatmadaw Recalls Former Soldiers in Putao District

Tatmadaw Recalls Former Soldiers in Putao District

Burma Army and Union Solidarity Development Party (USDP) recalled former soldiers and recruited civilians for a Peoples Militia Force (PMF) amid escalating conflict with Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Putao District, Kachin State.

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Military Council troop invades IDPs camp in Putao

Military Council troop invades IDPs camp in Putao

The Military Council troop threatened the Internal Displace Persons (IDP) with the suspicion that KIA intelligence is stationed at a refugee camp in Lung Sut Yang ward in Putao Township.

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Interview with Responsible Officer of Victory Reserve Fund

Interview with Responsible Officer of Victory Reserve Fund

Clashes have resumed in Kachin State following the seizing the power by the Military, the Victory Reserve Fund is one of the organizations assisting refugees and CDMs. Since the Victory Reserve Fund is assisting not…

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Kachin Villagers Want Myitsone Dam Project Scrapped

Kachin Villagers Want Myitsone Dam Project Scrapped

Kachin villagers forced off their ancestral land to make way for the construction of the Chinese financed Myitsone Dam protested Tuesday, calling for the cancellation of all hydro-power projects planned at the confluence of the…

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Army Wants Tanai Village Leaders To Provide Lists Of Residents Affiliated With  KIO/A

Army Wants Tanai Village Leaders To Provide Lists Of Residents Affiliated With  KIO/A

Burma Army summoned village headman and told them to provide detailed lists of residents with connections to Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) in Kachin State’s amber rich Tanai Township.

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Military Arrests Two People For Filming Explosion in Myitkyina

Military Arrests Two People For Filming Explosion in Myitkyina

Burma Army arrested two men after one of them recorded a video of an explosion that wounded a soldier in the capital of Kachin State and published it on his Facebook.