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Tatmadaw Recalls Former Soldiers in Putao District

Tatmadaw Recalls Former Soldiers in Putao District

Burma Army and Union Solidarity Development Party (USDP) recalled former soldiers and recruited civilians for a Peoples Militia Force (PMF) amid escalating conflict with Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Putao District, Kachin State.

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Tatmadaw Using Civilians As Human Shields in Putao District

Tatmadaw Using Civilians As Human Shields in Putao District

Burma Army has been kidnapping civilians, including children, to use as human shields after suffering casualties during the conflict with Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in northern Kachin State.

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Tatmadaw Raids Churches in Kachin State

Tatmadaw Raids Churches in Kachin State

Burma Army raided a Kachin Baptist Convention Church (KBC). According to religious officials, soldiers in two trucks arrived at the church in Kachin State and searched the premises for about 30 minutes.

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Tatmadaw Detains Civilians During Clashes With KIO/A

Tatmadaw Detains Civilians During Clashes With KIO/A

The Burma Army detained four civilians during fighting in northern Shan State with Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) Brigade 6.

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Lawmaker Charged For Supporting Civil Servants

Lawmaker Charged For Supporting Civil Servants

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…

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Civilian Killed By Tatmadaw Shell During Fighting With KIO/A

Civilian Killed By Tatmadaw Shell During Fighting With KIO/A

A Burma Army shell killed a Burmese civilian during fighting with the Kachin Independence Organization/Army in northern Shan State during the weekend.

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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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KIO Vows To Stand With The People If Military Govt Resorts To Violence

KIO Vows To Stand With The People If Military Govt Resorts To Violence

The Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) said it will stand with the people if the military regime’s security forces attack them for opposing its rule in Kachin State.

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Tatmadaw Hijack Burma’s Failing Peace Process

Tatmadaw Hijack Burma’s Failing Peace Process

The Tatmadaw informed the Peace-talks Creation Group (PCG) that all future peace talks with ethnic armed organizations (EAO) will be handled through its Peace Negotiation Committee, since the National League for Democracy’s (NLD) Reconciliation and…

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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…