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Wa Again Absent as Ethnic Groups Meet for Ceasefire Talks

Myanmar's Labyrinthine Peace Process

Ethnic rebel leaders and government officials hold talks in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, in October 2013. (Photo: Saw Yan Naing / The Irrawaddy) A deadly clash occurred between DKBA (Democratic Karen Buddhist Army) and the ... Irrawaddy, 1 month ago
Govt, KIO hold peace talks in Kachin State Eleven Myanmar, 3 weeks ago

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UN rights envoy stranded by landslide in Kachin State

:39 A convoy carrying the United Nations special envoy for human rights, Yanghee Lee, was stranded on Myitkyina-Bhamo road due to a mountain landslide on July 22. Torrential rains in Kachin State led to the landslide on the road past Khala ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 week ago UN rights convoy stranded on Myitkyina-Bhamo road due to mountain landslide  Eleven Myanmar1 week ago UN rights official arrives in war-torn northern Burma  DVB1 week ago
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The Lost Soldier of Myitkyina

"Mother, when the war is finished I will return home." At the beginning of 1944, Li Xiquan wrote his mother in Hunan Province just before his battalion, part of the China Expeditionary Force, set out on a mission to Yunnan Province in preparation ...
 Caixin Online1 week ago

UN Rights Body Says Govt Detention of Kachin Farmer Illegal

Ethnic Kachin people protest in Myitkyina in July 2012 for the release of another Kachin farmer Brang Shawng, who was freed last year as part of a presidential amnesty. (Photo: KDNG) The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Burma Jails Another Kachin on Explosives Charges  Irrawaddy1 month ago After Alleged Torture, Three Kachin Men Sentenced for Explosives Offenses  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Voter awareness campaigns to take place in Myitkyina

:34 A three-day civic education course on electoral procedures is being organised by The Serenity Initiative (TSI) and will take place in Myitkyina, Kachin State, starting from July 17. TSI already gave a similar course to the residents of ...
 Eleven Myanmar2 weeks ago

Big Media Can't Cover These Things in Detail, So We Cover Them

Brang Mai, publisher of the Myitkyina News Journal. (Photo: Sai Zaw / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Brang Mai is the man behind Burma's first and only newspaper serving the ethnic Kachin population. He returned to Burma in 2012 after six years in ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

US Embassy Denies Official Requested Kachin Visit

A woman carries her child at a camp for internally displaced persons in the suburbs of Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, on July 7, 2013. (Photo: Reuters) The US Embassy has denied reports that US Assistant Secretary of State for ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Jan Mai Kawng Internal Displacement Camp church  World Magazine1 month ago Myanmar military 'tortures civilians' - human rights group  AlertNet1 month ago Myanmar Security Forces 'Systematically' Torture Kachin Civilians: Group  Radio Free Asia1 month ago

Kachin court slaps jailed IDPs with additional sentences

Three Kachin IDPs serving jail terms have been found guilty of further crimes. On Thursday, a Myitkyina court found the trio guilty of breaching the Explosives Act and sentenced the refugees, La Ring, Lahpai Gun and Brang Yone, to prison terms of ...
 DVB1 month ago

Govt, Ethnic Alliance to Meet for Nationwide Ceasefire Talks

A group of TNLA troop at a frontline base in Shan State. (Photo: Kyaw Kha / The Irrawaddy) LAIZA, Kachin State — Leaders of an alliance of ethnic armed groups are scheduled to meet with government peace negotiator Aung Min in the Kachin State ...
 Irrawaddy2 hours ago Ethnic bloc readies for ceasefire talks with govt  DVB22 hours ago NCCT holds preliminary discussions in Laiza  Eleven Myanmar1 week ago NCCT leaders make preliminary discussions in Laiza  Eleven Myanmar1 week ago

Religious discrimination, violence rife in govt practices, US says

Despite religious freedom being a tenet of Burma's Constitution, the US State Department reports that government practices and actions by security forces show that there exists apparent state-sanctioned religious discrimination and violence ...
 DVB2 days ago
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