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Junta Attacks Village In Kachin State

Junta Attacks Village In Kachin State

The regime burned down people's homes in Tharyar Kon, although there had been no previous fighting in the village in Shwegu Township, Kachin State. However, fighting happened day earlier when the Myo Hla People's Defence

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Burma Army Shelling Injures Child In Kutkai

Burma Army Shelling Injures Child In Kutkai

At least four civilians, including a child, were injured by regime shelling during fighting with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Kutkai Township, northern Shan State. A Burma Army (BA) shell struck a house while

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Gold Mining Accelerates In Putao District

Gold Mining Accelerates In Putao District

Gold prospectors are paying the military regime for mining rights near the Mali Kha River in Putao District, polluting an area where no mining happened before. "The water is polluted in the lower part of

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Rare Earth Mining Poisons Eastern Kachin State

Rare Earth Mining Poisons Eastern Kachin State

After last year's coup, Burma has become the world's largest supplier of rare earths. According to a six-month report by Global Witness, which tracked the toxic mining of the mineral needed for computers and most

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Hpakant Villagers Ask KIA And Burma Army To End Clashes

Hpakant Villagers Ask KIA And Burma Army To End Clashes

Hoping to end the fighting that's made their lives a nightmare, villagers met with military leaders of the Burma Army (BA) and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and asked them to stop the fighting near

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Soldiers Detain Three People At Indaw Hospital

Soldiers Detain Three People At Indaw Hospital

Junta soldiers detained a woman being treated for malaria and her two friends from Indaw Township hospital, accusing them all under Burma's Counter-Terrorism Article of being linked to the People Defence Force (PDF) in Sagaing

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Burma Army Slaughters Sel Zin Villagers

Burma Army Slaughters Sel Zin Villagers

The military reportedly killed six civilians trapped in the besieged village of Sel Zin in Hpakant Township and dumped their bodies in the Uru River in Kachin State. "Before killing these people, the soldiers forced

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 IDPs Want MNDAA To Leave Kutkai Camp

 IDPs Want MNDAA To Leave Kutkai Camp

Civilians displaced from their villages by fighting are demanding that Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) soldiers leave their camp in Kutkai Township after the armed group reportedly beat two of the residents. Last week,

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Burma Army Kills Four Civilians In Sagaing Region

Burma Army Kills Four Civilians In Sagaing Region

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and People's Defence Forces (PDFs) killed scores of Burma Army (BA) soldiers occupying a village in Katha Township on Monday, after which the regime retaliated by torching homes and jet

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Thousands Displaced By Burma Army Airstrikes In Hpakant  

Thousands Displaced By Burma Army Airstrikes In Hpakant  

Thousands of civilians displaced from their homes following the bombardment of their homes by the Burma Army (BA) and fighting with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) are in need of emergency assistance in Hpakant Township,