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Civilian Shot In Head During Fighting In Tanai Township

Civilian Shot In Head During Fighting In Tanai Township

A female civilian was shot in the head by the Burma Army (BA) during a fierce battle with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Tanai Township, Kachin State. Ja Ring, 40, from Tarung, was injured…

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IDPs Return To Conflict Zone In Kachin State

IDPs Return To Conflict Zone In Kachin State

Residents of five villages affected by the conflict in Kachin State have returned home, not because it’s safe there, but because they’ve little to eat in the internally displaced person (IDP) camps from which they…

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Burma Army Extracts Bribes From Travellers In Kachin State

Burma Army Extracts Bribes From Travellers In Kachin State

The military is demanding bribes in lieu of travel documents at a checkpoint in Kachin State. According to a Bhamo local, since early August, if travellers give money to soldiers at the Hpang Ga the…

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Tatmadaw Increases Attacks On Civilians In Kachin State

Tatmadaw Increases Attacks On Civilians In Kachin State

The Tatmadaw shelled civilian wards in Laiza in Kachin State with artillery July 3, according to the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO).

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IDPs Return To Homes in Kachin State

IDPs Return To Homes in Kachin State

Civilians displaced by fighting in Kachin State have returned home because they do not have enough food in the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps after the military council locked down the country because of the…

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Residents of ‘Locked Down’ Camp in Kachin State Facing Food Insecurity

Residents of ‘Locked Down’ Camp in Kachin State Facing Food Insecurity

Residents of the largest internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in government-controlled Kachin State need food support after authorities locked it down following a COVID-19 outbreak. Two residents tested positive on July 24. The next day…

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Burma Army Pays Compensation To Family Of Murder Victim in Kachin State

Burma Army Pays Compensation To Family Of Murder Victim in Kachin State

The military promised to launch a investigate into three soldiers who allegedly raped and murdered a 51-year-old woman in Momauk Township last week. On Monday, military officials from LIB-616 and LID-88 met with the victim’s…

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Over 1,000 COVID-19 Cases in Kachin State

Over 1,000 COVID-19 Cases in Kachin State

In Kachin State, there have been 10 deaths and 1,023 confirmed cases in 6 townships until July 13.

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Junta Refuses To Release Political Prisoners in Kachin State

Junta Refuses To Release Political Prisoners in Kachin State

The military council didn’t release any Kachin political prisoners or journalists detained since the coup when freeing 2,296 prisoners across the country last week. Although the junta released political prisoners and reporters from other states…

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Christian Leaders Arrested For Attending Prayer Service in Northern Kachin State

Christian Leaders Arrested For Attending Prayer Service in Northern Kachin State

The military council charged three religious leaders in northern Kachin State for violating 505 (a) of Burma’s Penal Code after they joined a prayer service organised by youths back in March.