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KIO Cooperating With Other Organisations To End Dictatorship And Bamar Centricism

KIO Cooperating With Other Organisations To End Dictatorship And Bamar Centricism

The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) chair said his ethnic armed organisation (EAO) has been cooperating with the Burmese and other groups to tear down the military dictatorship and end the Bamar-centric view of Burmese as…

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KIO Shutters Borders Amid Burma’s Third Wave

KIO Shutters Borders Amid Burma’s Third Wave

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) sealed its borders with the rest of Burma at a time when the country is struggling to contain its third wave.

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KIO Warns Cronies Against Re-seizing Land in Tanai Township

KIO Warns Cronies Against Re-seizing Land in Tanai Township

The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) threatened action against anyone exploiting land formally used as a cassava factory by Yuzana Co Ltd in Hukawng Valley, Kachin State.

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Youths Launch Flash Protests Across Kachin State

Youths Launch Flash Protests Across Kachin State

Youths are organizing flash protests in support of Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) while the ethnic armed organization (EAO) is fighting with Burma Army in Kachin and northern Shan states.

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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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Civilian Killed By Tatmadaw Shell During Fighting With KIO/A

Civilian Killed By Tatmadaw Shell During Fighting With KIO/A

A Burma Army shell killed a Burmese civilian during fighting with the Kachin Independence Organization/Army in northern Shan State during the weekend.

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KIO General Secretary La Nan: The Main Problem Is The 2008 Constitution

KIO General Secretary La Nan: The Main Problem Is The 2008 Constitution

The Tatmadaw threatened military action against the Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) if it interferes in its handling of the protests in Burma. While a KIO/A counter statement supported the people’s right to protest against the…

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KIO Vows To Stand With The People If Military Govt Resorts To Violence

KIO Vows To Stand With The People If Military Govt Resorts To Violence

The Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) said it will stand with the people if the military regime’s security forces attack them for opposing its rule in Kachin 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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Citing Rising COVID-19 Rates in Burma, KIO Halts Travel Into Its Territory

Citing Rising COVID-19 Rates in Burma, KIO Halts Travel Into Its Territory

The Kachin Independence Organization’s (KIO) COVID-19 response committee has ordered a stop to all entry into its territory as of October 1, due to rising rates of infection in Burmese administrated areas.  Secretary of the…