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Ten Acres of Village Land Damaged by Digging for Turtle Stones

Ten Acres of Village Land Damaged by Digging for Turtle Stones

A village headman has reported that more than 10 acres of farmland has been damaged through the digging for “turtle stones.” The land, which is part of the 2,000 acres collectively owned by the residents…

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Yuzana in Dispute with Hukawng Valley Villagers over Graveyard Site

Yuzana in Dispute with Hukawng Valley Villagers over Graveyard Site

Local people living in the Hukawng Valley region of northern Kachin State say that the Yuzana Company has destroyed signboards that they posted to mark a graveyard site at a location along the Lido Road.…

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Kachin Locals Stand to Lose Land to Namjim Industrial Zone

Kachin Locals Stand to Lose Land to Namjim Industrial Zone

Locals have demanded an explanation as to why they are being dispossessed of their land by the Kachin State government in order to build the Namjim Industrial Zone. The project, which is related to China’s…

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Village Headman Accused of Punching Woman over Land Dispute

Village Headman Accused of Punching Woman over Land Dispute

The village administrator has denied the charge and threatened to sue the woman for defamation. A woman has accused a village administrator in Kachin State’s Mohnyin Township of punching her during an argument over a…