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Tatmadaw Soldiers Search IDP Camps in Myitkyina

Tatmadaw Soldiers Search IDP Camps in Myitkyina

The military sent fully armed soldiers to internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in Kachin State capital, Myitkyina, claiming that for health concerns it was necessary to check their  population registries.

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KIA Attack Checkpoint On Bridge Linking Myitkyina to Waingmaw

KIA Attack Checkpoint On Bridge Linking Myitkyina to Waingmaw

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) attacked a police checkpoint on an important bridge linking Kachin State capital, Myitkyina, to Waingmaw. At press time, it was unclear if there were any casualties from the attack on…

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Military Arrests Two People For Filming Explosion in Myitkyina

Military Arrests Two People For Filming Explosion in Myitkyina

Burma Army arrested two men after one of them recorded a video of an explosion that wounded a soldier in the capital of Kachin State and published it on his Facebook.

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Journalists in Myitkyina Charged With Article 505/a

Journalists in Myitkyina Charged With Article 505/a

The junta’s State Administration Council (SAC) charged two journalists with violating Article 505/a after beating and arresting them for reporting about a protest against the regime in Myitkyina on March 29.

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Lawmaker Charged For Supporting Civil Servants

Lawmaker Charged For Supporting Civil Servants

The military regime charged a high-ranking Kachin minister for supporting holidays for civil servants until the democratically elected government in Burma is restored. Dashi La Seng, the minister of Natural Resources and Environment in Kachin…

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Five Youths Arrested for Demonstrating in Putao

Five Youths Arrested for Demonstrating in Putao

Five youths who joined protests against the military regime were arrested in Putao.

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KBC Committee Resumes Investigation into Murders of Teachers

KBC Committee Resumes Investigation into Murders of Teachers

Family and friends are still waiting for justice for the brutal murder and rape of two Kachin volunteer teachers six years ago.

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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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Youth Launch Voter Education Campaign in Myitkyina

Youth Launch Voter Education Campaign in Myitkyina

Youth organizations have used bicycles to start a voter education campaign in Kachin State’s Myitkyina Township, urging people to check their names on the final draft of the eligible voter list. Around 30 young people…

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Myitkyina Guesthouse Under Lockdown After Guest Tests Positive

Myitkyina Guesthouse Under Lockdown After Guest Tests Positive

A guesthouse in Kachin State’s capital city, Myitkyina, has been locked down after a police officer who stayed there tested positive for COVID-19. The police officer booked a bed at the guesthouse before being transferred…