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KIO Outlaws Junta Beer In Myitkyina

KIO Outlaws Junta Beer In Myitkyina

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) banned the sale of beer produced by the regime and crony companies in Myitkyina District. A KIO officer told KNG that Myanmar, Dagon and ABC beer companies have all been

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Waingmaw Residents Want PMF Checkpoint Removed

Waingmaw Residents Want PMF Checkpoint Removed

A People's Militia Force (PMF) is extorting money from people who passed through its checkpoint outside Wu Yang village in Kachin State. For the past month, it's charging each vehicle up to 2,000 kyat ($1).

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Kachin IDPs Hopeless After Losing Paddy To Drought

Kachin IDPs Hopeless After Losing Paddy To Drought

Villagers in an displaced camp in Myitkyina Township are facing additional hardships after drought led to the loss of ten acres of rice. ''They were expecting something from their rotational farm, but they got nothing.

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Regime Releases Myitkyina Journalists

Regime Releases Myitkyina Journalists

All journalists detained in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, were released on Wednesday, 19 October, in a mass amnesty that saw thousands freed across Burma. (more…)

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Junta Attempts To Arrest KBC Secretary In Myitkyina

Junta Attempts To Arrest KBC Secretary In Myitkyina

Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) officials are trying to negotiate a settlement with the military after it tried to arrest its secretary in Myitkyina over what KBC called a misunderstanding. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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