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Some IDPs Returned To Villages In Kachin State

Some IDPs Returned To Villages In Kachin State

More than 400 displaced Kachin from 85 families, who were displaced by the fighting between the Kachin Independence Army and the Burma Army in 2011, were repatriated to their villages last week with the help

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KBC Helps Displaced Villagers Move Camps In Tanai

KBC Helps Displaced Villagers Move Camps In Tanai

People displaced by the conflict in Kachin State have decided to move from their camp, located on the premises of a church, to another place with the help of the Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC). ''We

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Families Of Murdered KBC Teachers Still Waiting For Justice

Families Of Murdered KBC Teachers Still Waiting For Justice

The family and friends of Maran Lu Ra and Tangbau Hkawn Nan Tsin want the courts to launch an investigation into who raped and murdered the volunteer Kachin teachers seven years ago in northern Shan

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Junta Attempts To Arrest KBC Secretary In Myitkyina

Junta Attempts To Arrest KBC Secretary In Myitkyina

Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) officials are trying to negotiate a settlement with the military after it tried to arrest its secretary in Myitkyina over what KBC called a misunderstanding. (more…)

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KBC Chairman Discusses Returning IDPs With Burma Army Chief

KBC Chairman Discusses Returning IDPs With Burma Army Chief

Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) Rev Dr Hkalam Samson and six other KBC representatives met with Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing, commander-in-chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces, in Kachin State’s capital, Myitkyina, where they discussed returning displaced

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Displaced Kachin Civilians Return To Village To Clean Church

Displaced Kachin Civilians Return To Village To Clean Church

After living in an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp for almost a decade, Kachin villagers, who were displaced by fighting between the Burma Army and Kachin Independence Army, returned to their village to clean their

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KHCC Will Resettle IDPs In Puta-O

KHCC Will Resettle IDPs In Puta-O

The Kachin Humanitarian Concern Committee (KHCC) announced plans to resettle hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Puta-O Township, Kachin State. KHCC chair Rev. Dr. Hkalam Samson says: “It's not possible for these IDPs to

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Displaced Villagers Can Go Home If A Ceasefire Is Signed: Kachin Organizations Say

Displaced Villagers Can Go Home If A Ceasefire Is Signed: Kachin Organizations Say

On the anniversary of the conflict in Kachin State, the Kachin National Consultative Assembly (KNCA) stated that all internally displaced persons (IDPs) would be able to return to their homes if the warring parties sign

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Plans To Send IDPs Home Delayed

Plans To Send IDPs Home Delayed

KNG spoke with Pastor Hpauyam Hka Li, the head of Kachin Baptist Convention’s (KBC) development department, about the obstacles his organisation faces returning the internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their villages. KBC said it would

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Kachin IDPs Running Out Of Food

Kachin IDPs Running Out Of Food

Displaced Kachin who fled fighting in northeastern Burma are running out of food after no-one came to their camp to help them during the pandemic. Since the government imposed a lockdown across the country at