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Burma Army Launch Airstrikes Against KIA From China

Burma Army Launch Airstrikes Against KIA From China

A video of two Burma Army jet fighters using Chinese air space to attack the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) based on the strategic Alaw Bum (mountain) was shared on the WeChat social media network.

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Authorities Target Journalist in Hpakant

Authorities Target Journalist in Hpakant

A freelance journalist who reported for Kachin News Group and Kachin Wave was arrested while covering a protest in Hpakant, Kachin State, where he is based.

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Tatmadaw Raids Churches in Kachin State

Tatmadaw Raids Churches in Kachin State

Burma Army raided a Kachin Baptist Convention Church (KBC). According to religious officials, soldiers in two trucks arrived at the church in Kachin State and searched the premises for about 30 minutes.

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Junta’s Military Council Guilty of War Crimes and Extra-judicial Killings in Kachin and Shan States: KWAT Says

Junta’s Military Council Guilty of War Crimes and Extra-judicial Killings in Kachin and Shan States: KWAT Says

A Kachin group documented violence committed by the junta’s State Administration Council (SAC) against civilian populations of rural Kachin and Shan states and urban centers since the military staged a coup in Burma over two…

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Residents of Kachin State “Living in Darkness” After SAC Suspends Mobile Internet Network

Residents of Kachin State “Living in Darkness” After SAC Suspends Mobile Internet Network

In some townships in Kachin State, residents cannot access valuable information since the junta’s State Administration Council shut down the mobile internet network across Burma on March 14, causing concern for civilians when armed forces…

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Journalists in Myitkyina Charged With Article 505/a

Journalists in Myitkyina Charged With Article 505/a

The junta’s State Administration Council (SAC) charged two journalists with violating Article 505/a after beating and arresting them for reporting about a protest against the regime in Myitkyina on March 29.

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KIA Attacks Yuzana’s Warehouse in Kachin State

KIA Attacks Yuzana’s Warehouse in Kachin State

Kachin Independence Army (KIA) torched a building owned by Yuzana Co Ltd, destroying vehicles and other expensive machines in the warehouse located near Lido Road, in Hukawng Valley, Kachin State.

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Security Forces Kill Protester in Kachin State Capital

Security Forces Kill Protester in Kachin State Capital

Security forces in civilian clothing shot and killed a protester in northern Burma’s Kachin State during a demonstration against the military regime.

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Authorities Detain Reporters in Kachin State Capital

Authorities Detain Reporters in Kachin State Capital

Security forces beat and arrested two reporters covering a protest in Myitkyina, Kachin State, according to an eyewitness.

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Two Protesters Killed, Twenty People Arrested in Kachin State

Two Protesters Killed, Twenty People Arrested in Kachin State

Two protesters in Kachin State are dead after being shot by police and soldiers who targeted a peaceful protest in Mohnyin town on March 25.