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Military Council Tells Leaders in Putao That Coup Didn’t Happen

Military Council Tells Leaders in Putao That Coup Didn’t Happen

The chairperson of State Administration Council (SAC) for Kachin State donated millions of Burmese kyat to groups in Putao during his first trip to the remote area of the state since the coup, KNG has…

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Youths Missing After Abduction By People’s Militia Force in Putao

Youths Missing After Abduction By People’s Militia Force in Putao

A People’s Militia Force affiliated with the Burma Army arrested six civilians in Kawnglanghpu Township in northern Kachin State. It is assumed authorities detained the youths at a military camp after they could not be…

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Youth Protesters In Putao Released From Prison

Youth Protesters In Putao Released From Prison

Five youths arrested in Putao, located in Burma’s northern Kachin State, were released, with their charges reduced after Kachin State Negotiation Committee mediated with authorites, according to committee member Bawk Ja.

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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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Fortuna Metals Company Withdraws Mining Exploration Plans for Hkawnglanghpu

Fortuna Metals Company Withdraws Mining Exploration Plans for Hkawnglanghpu

The Fortuna Metals Company has informed the Kachin State government that it will not pursue mining exploration in Hkawnglanghpu Township in Putao District at this time, the state’s chief minister said.    Kachin State chief…

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KHCC Will Resettle IDPs In Puta-O

KHCC Will Resettle IDPs In Puta-O

The Kachin Humanitarian Concern Committee (KHCC) announced plans to resettle hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Puta-O Township, Kachin State. KHCC chair Rev. Dr. Hkalam Samson says: “It’s not possible for these IDPs to…

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Putao Residents Oppose Foreign Mine

Putao Residents Oppose Foreign Mine

Residents of northern Kachin State are concerned they will lose their ancestral land after the government gave a Singapore-based mining company the green light to start a feasibility study in one of the most remote…