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KIO: Hpakant Concert Bombing Is A War Crime

KIO: Hpakant Concert Bombing Is A War Crime

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) has vowed to use the massacre in Hpakant, in which at least 78 people were killed at a concert, as an opportunity to step up its fight against the illegal

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Regime Prevents Hpakant Bombing Victims From Reaching Hospitals

Regime Prevents Hpakant Bombing Victims From Reaching Hospitals

The Burma Army (BA) is stopping people wounded in its recent airstrike on a concert in the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) Brigade 9 area in Hpakant Township from being taken to hospitals in Hpakant and

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Regime Jet Fighters Bomb Hpakant Concert

Regime Jet Fighters Bomb Hpakant Concert

The Burma Army (BA) massacred more than 60 civilians, including a famous Kachin musician, after sending three jet fighters to bomb an open-air concert commentating the 62nd anniversary of the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) in

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Sagaing IDPs Flee To Hpakant

Sagaing IDPs Flee To Hpakant

Many people have fled the war in Sagaing Region for a better life in Hpakant in Kachin State. But once in the jade-rich area, they're at the mercy of thugs hired by the big mining

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Soldiers Kill Men During Hpakant Shakedown

Soldiers Kill Men During Hpakant Shakedown

The army shot dead two men on a motorbike in Hpakant who failed to stop at a nightly checkpoint. Since early October, junta soldiers have been threatening residents all over the town in Kachin State,

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12 Political Prisoners Released From Hpakant Prison

12 Political Prisoners Released From Hpakant Prison

The military regime released 12 political prisoners, including a journalist, from Mazup Yang Prison in Hpakant Township, Kachin State, on Monday, 3 October. Reporter Naung Yoe told KNG he and the others walked out of

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Burma Army Detains Civilians During Raid In Hpakant 

Burma Army Detains Civilians During Raid In Hpakant 

Regime soldiers abducted two civilians and burnt down their grocery shop in Hpakant township, Kachin State, on Wednesday 14 September, in a raid on a village where resistance fighters were reportedly staying. About 180 soldiers

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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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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,

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Burma Army Shells Sezin Area

Burma Army Shells Sezin Area

Thousands of civilians have fled indiscriminate artillery attacks by the Burma Army (BA) following attacks by the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the People's Defence Force in Hpakant Township. More than 4,000 people fled junta