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Fighting Forces Putao Villagers To Flee Again

Fighting Forces Putao Villagers To Flee Again

After a month without fighting, new clashes between the regime and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) have forced villagers to once again seek shelter from the violence in Putao Township. "I think a column of

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Villagers Displaced By Putao Conflict Cannot Return Home

Villagers Displaced By Putao Conflict Cannot Return Home

Kachin civilians displaced by the conflict in Putao Township who are sick and without food, have appealed to church groups for help to return safely to their villages. A man from N'se Yang, who requested

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Myitkyina To Putao Highway Reopens

Myitkyina To Putao Highway Reopens

Putao residents can breathe a little easier after the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) announced that the motorway from Myitkyina to the remote town in northern Kachin State will reopen on 2 March for trucks carrying

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Putao IDP: We’ve Lost Hope For Our Future

Putao IDP: We’ve Lost Hope For Our Future

KNG spoke to one of the 5,000 civilians forced to flee recent fighting between the military and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), backed by a People's Defence Force (PDF), in Putao Township, where many people

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Burma Army Kills Newlyweds In Putao

Burma Army Kills Newlyweds In Putao

A couple on a motorcycle were shot dead by the Burma Army (BA) while fleeing fighting with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) about 10 miles from Putao town in northern Kachin State. During an ambush

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Regime Deploys Kawnglanghpu PMF In Northern Kachin State

Regime Deploys Kawnglanghpu PMF In Northern Kachin State

Facing shortages, the Burma Army (BA) called on the Kawnglanghpu People's Militia Force (PMF) to provide fighters during the conflict against Kachin armed groups in Putao and Machanbaw townships in northern Kachin State. Although the

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Regime Gunships Attack Village In Putao

Regime Gunships Attack Village In Putao

More than a thousand people fled aerial attacks on Thursday when junta gunships attacked in Putao Township after the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the People's Defence Force (PDF) captured an army camp near the

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Burma Regime Constructing Strategic Road In Putao

Burma Regime Constructing Strategic Road In Putao

The military council is preparing a new road on land it will confiscate from rice farmers in Putao, northern Kachin State, to connect Buma Army (BA) IB 46 with the airport. (more…)

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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