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PMF Turns Away Workers At Chipwi Rare-earth Mine

PMF Turns Away Workers At Chipwi Rare-earth Mine

The Laymai People’s Militia Force (PMF) has been turning away workers who are desperate enough to pay exorbitant quarantine fees as a condition of working in their rare earth mines, while local residents fear the…

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KIA Attack PMF In Hpakant Township

KIA Attack PMF In Hpakant Township

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) inflicted causalities during an attack on the Sanpya People’s Militia Force (PMF) in a gold mining village in Hpakant Township, where the PMF was extorting money from residents, according to…

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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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Burma Army Raids Kawng Kha Militia Headquarters

Burma Army Raids Kawng Kha Militia Headquarters

Burma Army troops raided the headquarters of the Kachin Defense Army (KDA) east of Kutkai town in northern Shan State, and reportedly detained top leaders from the group this week. The armed group, which is…