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Banned By Junta, Ethnic Dialects Return To Burma Schools

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 Watch, 2 weeks ago
Old Wars in the 'New Burma' Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago

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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 Myanmar3 days ago

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 week ago Burma State Airline to Offer Scenes From the Skies  Irrawaddy1 month ago Nearly Two Dozen Kachin Rebels Killed in Myanmar Military Attack  Radio Free Asia3 days ago Tensions in Myanmar's Kachin State Force Thousands to Flee  Radio Free Asia1 month ago

Manaw Festival set to return to Kachin State

Myitkyina's multiday Manaw Festival will be held January 5 to 11, 2015, organisers have announced, following a three-year hiatus due to instability in Kachin State. The Manaw Festival grounds in Myitkyina. (Douglas Long/The Myanmar Times) ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago

Kachin Civil Society Groups Rally for Two Jailed IDPs

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) Kachin civil society groups held a public gathering in ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Landmine Blast Injures 3 at Kachin School  Irrawaddy1 month ago Awareness campaign held for jailed Kachin refugees  DVB2 weeks ago
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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 Institute3 weeks ago
World Bulletin

Myanmar army warns rebels with deadly strike

People watch as Taang National Liberation Army (TNLA) soliders march during celebrations marking the 51st anniversary of the Taang National Resistance Day at Homain, Nansan township in the northern Shan state, January 13, 2014. — Reuters pic ...
 Malay Mail2 days ago Myanmar army says strike against rebels was a "warning"  World Bulletin2 days ago Myanmar army says deadly strike against rebels meant only as 'warning'  Yahoo! Maktoob News2 days ago

Kachin minister: shelling not intentional

:30 A heavy shelling by the Myanmar Army that struck the cadet training school of Kachin Independence Army (KIA) was not intentional, Col Than Aung, the minister of Border Affairs and Security of Kachin State, told reporters in Myitkyina on ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 day ago Inside the Kachin War Against Burma  Time2 days ago 22 killed in army shelling of Kachin military academy  Eleven Myanmar2 days ago Burma Army Says Deadly Shelling of Rebels Was Unintentional  Irrawaddy2 days ago

A Chronology of the Kachin Conflict

Fighting between the Kachin Independence Army, pictured, and the Burma Army peaked in late 2012 and early 2013 around Laiza in Kachin State. (Photos: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy) The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has been at various points of ...
 Irrawaddy2 days ago

David Burrowes MP: Burma's reforms genuine freedom or a false dawn?

With reforms ground to a halt and the continuation of appalling human rights abuses, David Burrowes MP calls for the UK to join in the chorus of disapproval. Ten years ago a few months before the general election a constituent told me about the ...
 EPolitix.com4 days ago
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