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Civilian Killed By Tatmadaw Shell During Fighting With KIO/A

Civilian Killed By Tatmadaw Shell During Fighting With KIO/A

A Burma Army shell killed a Burmese civilian during fighting with the Kachin Independence Organization/Army in northern Shan State during the weekend.

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Five Youths Arrested for Demonstrating in Putao

Five Youths Arrested for Demonstrating in Putao

Five youths who joined protests against the military regime were arrested in Putao.

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KIO General Secretary La Nan: The Main Problem Is The 2008 Constitution

KIO General Secretary La Nan: The Main Problem Is The 2008 Constitution

The Tatmadaw threatened military action against the Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) if it interferes in its handling of the protests in Burma. While a KIO/A counter statement supported the people’s right to protest against the…

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KIO Vows To Stand With The People If Military Govt Resorts To Violence

KIO Vows To Stand With The People If Military Govt Resorts To Violence

The Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) said it will stand with the people if the military regime’s security forces attack them for opposing its rule in Kachin State.

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Tatmadaw Hijack Burma’s Failing Peace Process

Tatmadaw Hijack Burma’s Failing Peace Process

The Tatmadaw informed the Peace-talks Creation Group (PCG) that all future peace talks with ethnic armed organizations (EAO) will be handled through its Peace Negotiation Committee, since the National League for Democracy’s (NLD) Reconciliation and…

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Tatmadaw Meets with Kachin Religious Leaders After Military Coup

Tatmadaw Meets with Kachin Religious Leaders After Military Coup

The day after the Burma Army arrested National League for Democracy (NLD) leaders, the military met with Kachin religious leaders in an apparent bid to justify why it staged a coup d’etat against the democratically…

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Govt Failed to Address Land Grievances

Govt Failed to Address Land Grievances

Since the National League for Democracy entered office, after winning the 2015 election, many land disputes in Kachin State remain unresolved, according to the Federal Ethnic Farmer Network (FEFN).

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KSPP Youth Wing Wants Investigation of Tenders Given to Out-Of-State Companies

KSPP Youth Wing Wants Investigation of Tenders Given to Out-Of-State Companies

The youth wing of a Kachin political party sent an open letter to the government asking for an investigation to determine whether companies unfairly won government tenders for the upcoming Financial Year (FY).

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Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin villagers displaced by the conflict between Burma Army and Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) have decided it’s time to leave the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp, where they have lived for several years, and resettle…