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Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin IDPs Ready to Start Over

Kachin villagers displaced by the conflict between Burma Army and Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) have decided it’s time to leave the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp, where they have lived for several years, and resettle…

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KBC Committee Resumes Investigation into Murders of Teachers

KBC Committee Resumes Investigation into Murders of Teachers

Family and friends are still waiting for justice for the brutal murder and rape of two Kachin volunteer teachers six years ago.

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Four Polling Stations for Burma Army Will Be Built in Puta-O District

Four Polling Stations for Burma Army Will Be Built in Puta-O District

The Election Commission (EC) for Puta-O District, located in northern Kachin State, announced that four polling stations will be designated for the country’s armed forces during the upcoming general election, three of which will also…

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Burma Army Attacks KIO/A in Muse District

Burma Army Attacks KIO/A in Muse District

Tatmadaw troops clashed with Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) in Muse District, located in northern Shan State, this Thursday (September 24). Locals told KNG that Burma Army soldiers from LID-88 attacked KIO/A Battalion-36, located on Howa…

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Kachin National Consultative Assembly Calls for End of Civil War in Burma

Kachin National Consultative Assembly Calls for End of Civil War in Burma

The Kachin National Consultative Assembly (KNCA) called for an end to 70-years of civil war in Burma during the International Day of Peace on Monday (September 21). A KNCA statement said the ethnic armed organizations,…

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Tatmadaw Warns KIO/A to Remove Military Camps in Chipwi Township

Tatmadaw Warns KIO/A to Remove Military Camps in Chipwi Township

The Burma Army wants the Kachin Independence Organization/Army (KIO/A) to eliminate two of its military camps in Kachin State. Col Kyaw Lin Aung, minister of security and border affairs, sent a formal request to KIO/A…

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Fighting Between KIA and Tatmadaw Continues in Northern Shan State

Fighting Between KIA and Tatmadaw Continues in Northern Shan State

Yesterday saw fighting between Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Tatmadaw troops in Burma’s northern Shan State. A KIA officer told KNG that Burma Army LID-88 and LID-99 fought with Kachin soldiers at three sites in…

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Only One Army Polling Station for Kachin State

Only One Army Polling Station for Kachin State

In Kachin State, there will be only one army polling station, meaning most soldiers in the state will be voting at the same locations as regular civilians during the upcoming 2020 general election on November…

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PMF Beats Kachin Youth at Checkpoint in Hukawng Valley

PMF Beats Kachin Youth at Checkpoint in Hukawng Valley

A family of a Kachin youth, who was beaten by the Shahtuzup People’s Militia Force, (PMF) in Kachin State’s Hukawng Valley, demanded the Northern Military Command punish their son’s assailants. Lamai Htoi Bawk, 20, was…

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COVID-19 Prevention Materials Reach KIO After Tatmadaw Bans Direct Distribution

COVID-19 Prevention Materials Reach KIO After Tatmadaw Bans Direct Distribution

COVID-19 preventative materials from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reached the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) last week after the international health organization was forced to distribute the aid indirectly Instead the Kachin…