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Tatmadaw Targets Civilians Following Military Defeat in Kachin State, KWAT Says

Tatmadaw Targets Civilians Following Military Defeat in Kachin State, KWAT Says

Following a series of embarrassing military defeat during the conflict with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), the Burma Army increased attacks on civilians, a Kachin Women’s Association of Thailand (KWAT) report has found.

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Burma Army Plants Landmines Around Kachin State Town

Burma Army Plants Landmines Around Kachin State Town

Kachin farmers are concerned for their safety after the Burma Army planted many landmines around where they live and work without informing them.

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Villagers in Remote IDP Camp in Kachin State Need Clean Drinking Water, KBHWT Says

Villagers in Remote IDP Camp in Kachin State Need Clean Drinking Water, KBHWT Says

KNG talked with Mr Zet, head of the Kachin Backpack Health Worker Team (KBHWT), to learn about how his organisation is helping villagers living in the Bumra Yang internally displaced persons (IDP) camp. In March,…

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Tatmadaw Arrests School Teacher After Students Join KIA in Northern Kachin State

Tatmadaw Arrests School Teacher After Students Join KIA in Northern Kachin State

The Burma Army detained a teacher, accusing her of affiliating with Kachin Independence Army (KIA) after the parents of two girls, who joined the ethnic armed organisation, blamed the teacher for their disappearance, according to…

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Burma Army Shells Village in Kachin State

Burma Army Shells Village in Kachin State

Burma Army shelled a village after its camp was attacked by Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Kachin State on Wednesday, May 5.

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Authorities Force Villagers in Kachin State To Remove Satellite Dishes

Authorities Force Villagers in Kachin State To Remove Satellite Dishes

Authorities threatened to fine residents in Kachin State if they don’t remove satellite dishes from their homes while warning them of a curfew from 8pm-4am and to hand over any weapons if they have them.…

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Villagers Uprooted By Fighting in Kachin State Need Medicine

Villagers Uprooted By Fighting in Kachin State Need Medicine

Civilians displaced from fighting in a remote and mountainous area of Kachin State desperately need medicine, according to the independent aid group, Kachin Back Pack Health Worker Team.

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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…