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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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Chipwi Township IDPs Leave Resettlement Site, Return to Camp

Chipwi Township IDPs Leave Resettlement Site, Return to Camp

Internally displaced Kachin people (IDPs) have moved back to their camp in Chipwi Township after suffering from water shortages and difficulties in accessing education for their children at their resettlement site.  Burma's Red Cross Association

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Water Runs Red in Chipwi

Water Runs Red in Chipwi

The water in a stream in Kachin State’s Chipwi Township has changed in color in recent days, with locals speculating that it could be due to the disposal of mining waste upstream. Villagers from the