Kachin people living around Alaw Bum haven't been able to work on their farms since the military launched a massive offensive to retake the strategically important mountain peak from the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), which
Military officials met with Kachin religious leaders in Naypyitaw and resumed long-delayed talks on the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs), although thousands of villagers continue to be forced from their homes by post-coup attacks.
Kachin villagers forced off their ancestral land to make way for the construction of the Chinese financed Myitsone Dam protested Tuesday, calling for the cancellation of all hydro-power projects planned at the confluence of the
Domestic and international Kachin organizations established a coordination team to advocate on behalf of the Kachin people during military rule, according to the team's spokesperson. (more…)
The Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIA) destroyed a Tatmadaw camp on Thursday, March 11, after the military regime shot and killed peaceful protesters in Kachin State's capital city, Myitkyina. (more…)
No straight road lies ahead for hundreds of thousands of displaced Kachin who want to return home after being uprooted by conflict between armed groups nearly a decade ago. While the government is committed to