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).
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.
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…)
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
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…)
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