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Junta Releases Political Prisoners In Kachin State

Junta Releases Political Prisoners In Kachin State

Burma's regime has reportedly freed 86 prisoners from Kachin State as part of an amnesty during the Southeast Asian country's 102th National Day. The junta leadership has claimed it released 5,779 prisoners (5,098 men, 676

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Regime Arrests KIO, Destroys Home In Myitkyina Township

Regime Arrests KIO, Destroys Home In Myitkyina Township

The junta forces has reportedly destroyed the home of a relative of an officer of the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), whose armed wing, the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), is fighting the dictatorship. A man living

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Regime Prevents Hpakant Bombing Victims From Reaching Hospitals

Regime Prevents Hpakant Bombing Victims From Reaching Hospitals

The Burma Army (BA) is stopping people wounded in its recent airstrike on a concert in the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) Brigade 9 area in Hpakant Township from being taken to hospitals in Hpakant and

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Kachin Group Wins Historic Land Rights Case

Kachin Group Wins Historic Land Rights Case

A Kachin heritage group has regained an important piece of the ethnic group's ancestral land, lost for nearly six decades, after winning an unprecedented legal battle in late August. "This land concerns the entire Kachin

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KIA Ambushes Regime Vehicle Convoy In Chipwi

KIA Ambushes Regime Vehicle Convoy In Chipwi

The Burma Army (BA) has suffered casualties in a raid by Kachin Independence Army (KIA) Brigade 4 (Battalion 4) on its convoy of four vehicles at the entrance of Chipwi Township while travelling from Myitkyina

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Burma Army Vehicle Runs Over Landmine In Myitkyina

Burma Army Vehicle Runs Over Landmine In Myitkyina

A military vehicle hit a concealed landmine as it entered the Bureau of Special Investigation in Aye Mya Thaya ward in Myitkyina, Kachin State. None of the armed groups fighting with the regime have claimed

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Bus Fares Increase In Myitkyina

Bus Fares Increase In Myitkyina

Fares for buses travelling from Myitkyina to Yangon and Mandalay have been increased. From 30 June, fares from Myitkyina to Mandalay, which use to cost $15, and from Yangon and Mandalay, which previously cost $20,

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KSCM Destroys Unity Statue In Myitkyina

KSCM Destroys Unity Statue In Myitkyina

The Kachin State Civilian Movement (KSCM) has burnt down a statue in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, which is supposed to symbolise unity. However, the Kachin demonstration group considers it propaganda for the military

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Myitkyina Residents Organise Anti-drug Patrols

Myitkyina Residents Organise Anti-drug Patrols

The people of Myitkyina have taken the law into their own hands by punishing illicit drug users in a ward in the capital of Kachin State. An anonymous male source told KNG that residents from

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Myitkyina To Putao Highway Reopens

Myitkyina To Putao Highway Reopens

Putao residents can breathe a little easier after the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) announced that the motorway from Myitkyina to the remote town in northern Kachin State will reopen on 2 March for trucks carrying