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Needles scattered
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Needles scattered

Men sit around a rehabilitation center in Myitkyina. At least a half dozen faith-based rehabilitation centers have sprung up around the town in the last two years. At these facilities, addicts aren't treated with methadone, instead they receive "the ... CNN, 1 week ago

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Searching for jade, Myanmar workers find misery

Myitkyina (Myanmar): At 16, the gem trader's son set out for the jade mines to seek his fortune in the precious stone that China craves. But a month in, the teenager, Sang Aung Bau Hkum, was feeding his own addiction: heroin, the drug of choice ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago Searching for Burmese Jade, and Finding Misery  Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago In Pictures: Myanmar's Jade Curse  Al Jazeera2 weeks ago
Irrawaddy

Ethnic Groups Seek US Support in 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) CHIANG MAI, Thailand — Civil society organizations raised concerns on Wednesday over ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Ethnic Alliance to Meet With Govt to Discuss Attack, Ceasefire  Irrawaddy4 days ago Ethnic Alliance Ponders Future Federalism, Creates Federal Union Army  Irrawaddy1 week ago
Irrawaddy

Burma Army to Assist with Festival Security in Kachin State

A performance in Myitkyina during the Manau festival in 2011. (Photo: Khin Maung Win / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The Burma Army has announced it will provide additional security for the first Manau festival to be staged in the Kachin State ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Manaw Festival set to return to Kachin State  Myanmar Times1 month ago
Irrawaddy

In Kachin State, a Place of Merriment Turns to Mourning

Bishop John Zaw Li of Myitkyina Township gives a speech to attendees of a prayer service in the Kachin State capital on Saturday. (Photo: Hnin Yadana Zaw / The Irrawaddy) MYITKYINA, Kachin State — On a cold and misty morning last week, a mass ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Kachin Civil Society Groups Rally for Two Jailed IDPs  Irrawaddy1 month ago Landmine Blast Injures 3 at Kachin School  Irrawaddy1 month ago Awareness campaign held for jailed Kachin refugees  DVB1 month ago

One killed, two wounded in fresh fight between KIA and the govt army

:11 Myitkyina, 19 Nov — One was killed and two wounded in a fight between the 66 infantry battalion of the government army and the KIA Battalion 26, near Mongnaung village of Indawgyi Region, Mohnyin Township of Kachin State on November 19, ...
 Eleven Myanmar4 weeks ago

Old Wars in the New Burma

(Myitkyina, Burma) -- It's very crowded here, said Ana, a young mother in a camp for displaced families in Burma 's northern Kachin State. We are afraid of disease, it is very dirty. Ana is one of more than 100,000 ethnic Kachin who fled their ...
 Human Rights Watch1 month ago Old Wars in the 'New Burma'  Huffington Post1 month ago
Revenue Watch Institute

The Photographer and the Jade Mine: Documenting Extractive Governance Challenges in Myanmar's Kachin State

The road from Myitkyina to Hpakant is one of the worst I have ever traveled. After nine hours on this bumpy mountain path dotted with military checkpoints, I enter the heart of Myanmar's jade country. This road has changed the life of many people, ...
 Revenue Watch Institute1 month ago
UCAN India

Uprooted and resettled into the heart of Kachin's drug crisis

Recovering drug addicts Tu Lum (left) and Mar Seng speak with ucanews.com at a drug rehabilitation center in Kachin state Myitkyina township: The boxy 16-bed clinic at Aung Myin Thar Model Village is large and modern looking by the standards of ...
 UCAN India15 hours ago

There is no voice of real farmers

When a farmer refused to leave his land near Nawngkhio in the hills of northern Shan State, police and soldiers put a gun to his head and took him away. The story of the farmer and the confiscation of his land has been a common one in Myanmar.
 Transnational Institute1 week ago
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