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Kachin Risk Commemorating Kachin State Day

Kachin Risk Commemorating Kachin State Day

A man in Myitkyina who did not want to give his name told KNG that he raised the Kachin national flag in his house for 74th Kachin State Day on 10 January, followed by prayers.…

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Kachin IDPs Hopeless After Losing Paddy To Drought

Kachin IDPs Hopeless After Losing Paddy To Drought

Villagers in an displaced camp in Myitkyina Township are facing additional hardships after drought led to the loss of ten acres of rice. ”They were expecting something from their rotational farm, but they got nothing.…

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Kachin Farmers Destitute Following Burma Army Airstrikes

Kachin Farmers Destitute Following Burma Army Airstrikes

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…

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Regime Meets Kachin Religious Leaders In Naypyitaw

Regime Meets Kachin Religious Leaders In Naypyitaw

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.…

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Kachin Villagers Want Myitsone Dam Project Scrapped

Kachin Villagers Want Myitsone Dam Project Scrapped

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…

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Kachin Organizations Form Interim Coordination Team in Burma

Kachin Organizations Form Interim Coordination Team in Burma

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.

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KIO/A Destroy Burma Army Camp After Protesters Killed in Kachin State

KIO/A Destroy Burma Army Camp After Protesters Killed in Kachin State

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.

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Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin villagers displaced by the conflict between Burma Army and Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) have decided it’s time to leave the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp, where they have lived for several years, and resettle…

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KBC Committee Resumes Investigation into Murders of Teachers

KBC Committee Resumes Investigation into Murders of Teachers

Family and friends are still waiting for justice for the brutal murder and rape of two Kachin volunteer teachers six years ago.

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Govt and Kachin CSOs Offer Different Support for Returning IDPs

Govt and Kachin CSOs Offer Different Support for Returning IDPs

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…