Friday, January 27, 2017

Kachin people prepare for second session of 21st Century Panglong Conference

The Kachin Political Cooperation Committee (KPCC) held a two-day national-level political dialogue for ethnic groups in the Kachin State’s capital Myitkyina to prepare for the second session of the Union Peace Conference (21st Century Panglong Conference).

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Detained Kachin pastors transferred to Muse Police Station

Two pastors from the Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) have been transferred to Muse Myoma Police Station after they were forcibly detained by the Burma Army in Mong Ko, northern Shan State and they have been allowed to meet with their families and officials from the KBC.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Skirmishes break out between Burma Army and KIA in two areas

Skirmishes broke out between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army in two areas yesterday morning (24 January).

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

PJS to restart opium eradication this year

Kachin anti-narcotic group, Pat Jasan (PJS), will restart its opium eradication program this year in the Kachin State before the opium season is over.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Burma army transports large supply to Putao

Burmese military trucks move to Sumprabum and Putao

More than 80 Burmese military trucks loaded with a large supply of rations and unknown items departed this morning from Myitkyina to Putao, the northernmost part of Kachin State.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Burma Army Launches Air Strike Against KIA Post near Gidon

The Burma Army launched air strikes on the Kachin Independence Army’s (KIA) Battalion 3 Lai Hpawng Post, near Gidon, on 19 December.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Burma Army Allegedly Bomb Roman Catholic Church in Mongkoe

The KNG photo of Roman Catholic Church in Mongkoe in Northern Sjan State was bombes by Burma army on Dec.3.

The Burma Army has allegedly bombed a Roman Catholic Church in Mongkoe town in northern Shan State where it is fighting with the Northern Alliance.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Burmese Government Blocks Kachin Workshop in Myitkyina

The Burmese Government in Naypyidaw has refused permission for a Kachin public workshop to be held in Myitkyina, the Kachin State capital, on 28 November.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Anti-KIO Protest Held in Myitkyina

As public and religious organisations across Burma call on the Burma Army to halt its offensives a protest against the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) was held in Myitkyina, the Kachin State capital, on 31 October.

Monday, October 31, 2016

KIO Chairman Pessimistic on Chances for Peace

Lanyaw Zawng Hta, KIO Chairman

On the 56th anniversary of the founding of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), their Chairman, General Lanyaw Zawng Hra, warned in a speech that the Burma Army's ongoing offensive against all eight of the KIO's brigades, was making peace more difficult.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

KIO Says Army Offensives Undermine Peace Process

THE KNG photo of Burmese nilitary's aifstrikeds against KIA positions around Laiza HQ in kachin State, northern Burma

The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) Central Committee released a statement on 8 October accusing the Burma Army of undermining the ongoing peace process.

Monday, October 10, 2016

More Kachin State Air Strikes

The Burma Army launched its most intense air strikes to date in the area of the Kachin Independence Organisation’s (KIO) headquarters on 7 October.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Protests Held Against Burma Army's Kachin State Offensives

Residents of Mytkyina, the Kachin State capital, and Tanai staged demonstrations on 3 October to protest against the ongoing Burma Army offensives against the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in northern Kachin State.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Burma Army Launches Air Strikes Against KIA Camps

Following two weeks of fighting between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Kachin State the Burma Army launched jet fighter and helicopter air strikes against KIA camps on 23 September.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Kachin Drug Gang Beats Policemen

A policeman in Monyin Townshiop

A drug gang beat Burmese Police after they arrested a major drug dealer of the Indawgyi area of Kachin State with alleged connections to high-ranking Burma Army officers.