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KIO Distributes Land In Hukawng Valley

KIO Distributes Land In Hukawng Valley

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), one of Burma's most powerful ethnic armed organisations (EAO) fighting against the military regime, has announced that it'll redistribute many acres of land in the Hukawng Valley along the Tanai-Ledo

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KIO Will Provide Land For Poppy Eradication In Hukawng Valley

KIO Will Provide Land For Poppy Eradication In Hukawng Valley

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) will distribute land plots to farmers in Tanai Township as part of its poppy eradication programme in Kachin State's Hukawng Valley, an area of Tanai Township where opium cultivation has

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KIO Promises To Resolve Hukawng Valley Land Dispute

KIO Promises To Resolve Hukawng Valley Land Dispute

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) announced plans to redistribute the land in Hukawng Valley that its military wing, Kachin Independence Army (KIA), seized from Yuzana Co Ltd along Lido Road in Kachin State last spring

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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). (more…)

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PMF Beats Kachin Youth at Checkpoint in Hukawng Valley

PMF Beats Kachin Youth at Checkpoint in Hukawng Valley

A family of a Kachin youth, who was beaten by the Shahtuzup People's Militia Force, (PMF) in Kachin State’s Hukawng Valley, demanded the Northern Military Command punish their son's assailants. Lamai Htoi Bawk, 20, was

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Floods Inundate Village In Kachin State

Floods Inundate Village In Kachin State

Hundreds of homes were inundated after flooding overtook a village in Kachin State's Hukawng Valley earlier this week. Heavy rainfall caused the water levels of rivers surrounding Shahtuzup village, off Lido road, to overflow flooding

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Tatmadaw Refuses Bid To Resume Mining In Tanai

Tatmadaw Refuses Bid To Resume Mining In Tanai

A parliamentarian called on the Tatmadaw to reopen gold and amber mines closed since 2018 when the Burma Army launched a series of offensives driving out the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) from the lucrative region