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Army Wants Tanai Village Leaders To Provide Lists Of Residents Affiliated With  KIO/A

Army Wants Tanai Village Leaders To Provide Lists Of Residents Affiliated With  KIO/A

Burma Army summoned village headman and told them to provide detailed lists of residents with connections to Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) in Kachin State’s amber rich Tanai Township.

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KIO/A Seizes Prominent Burma Army Mountaintop Camp in Kachin State

KIO/A Seizes Prominent Burma Army Mountaintop Camp in Kachin State

Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) captured a strategic mountaintop camp from Burma Army, in addition to several other camps located between Laiza and Mai Ja Yang in Kachin State.

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IDPs Build Bunkers in Laiza

IDPs Build Bunkers in Laiza

Internally displaced persons (IDPs) living at Kachin Independence Organization’s (KIO) Laiza headquarters are building bunkers amid escalating tensions between KIO’s military wing, Kachin Independence Army (KIA), and Burma Army in Kachin and northern Shan State.

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Tatmadaw Hijack Burma’s Failing Peace Process

Tatmadaw Hijack Burma’s Failing Peace Process

The Tatmadaw informed the Peace-talks Creation Group (PCG) that all future peace talks with ethnic armed organizations (EAO) will be handled through its Peace Negotiation Committee, since the National League for Democracy’s (NLD) Reconciliation and…

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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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Burma Army Attacks KIO/A in Muse District

Burma Army Attacks KIO/A in Muse District

Tatmadaw troops clashed with Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) in Muse District, located in northern Shan State, this Thursday (September 24). Locals told KNG that Burma Army soldiers from LID-88 attacked KIO/A Battalion-36, located on Howa…

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KIO/A Won’t Allow Polling In Its Area

KIO/A Won’t Allow Polling In Its Area

The Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) won’t allow polling to occur in its areas during the national election. The ethnic armed organization (EAO) said it doesn’t recognize the 2008 Constitution. Col Nhpang Naw Bu, in charge…