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Tatmadaw Meets with Kachin Religious Leaders After Military Coup

Tatmadaw Meets with Kachin Religious Leaders After Military Coup

The day after the Burma Army arrested National League for Democracy (NLD) leaders, the military met with Kachin religious leaders in an apparent bid to justify why it staged a coup d’etat against the democratically…

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Ethnic Parties Tell NLD to Put Promises of Federal DemocracyInto Practice

Ethnic Parties Tell NLD to Put Promises of Federal DemocracyInto Practice

Ethnic political parties have described a recent National League for Democracy (NLD) statement about building a future federal democratic Union as “just words” that need to be put into practice. The NLD released the statement…

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Hpakant CSOs Complain About Alleged Election Fraud

Hpakant CSOs Complain About Alleged Election Fraud

Civil society organizations (CSOs) complained to Khet Aung, Kachin State Chief Minister, in a letter after the Hpakant Municipal allegedly elected a nominee as chairperson with less votes than another nominee. Eight people were nominated…

Interview
KSPP Will Contest 18 Townships In Kachin State

KSPP Will Contest 18 Townships In Kachin State

KNG interviewed Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) Vice-Chair Duwa Gumgrawng Awng Hkam about how his party is getting ready for the 2020 general election. In particular, the party’s candidate selection process for the townships in…

Election
KSPP Not Buying Into NLD’s New Ethnic Affairs Committee

KSPP Not Buying Into NLD’s New Ethnic Affairs Committee

The Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) has criticized the ruling National League for Democracy’s (NLD) hasty formation of an ethnic affairs committee—and its appointment of an ethnic Kachin chair—as a move to garner support in…