Kachin civil societies concern Arakan crisis

The Kachin Post / April 28, 2020

Leaders of WKC at its 2nd conference

The Washington D.C headquartered World Kachin Congress (WKC) and Kachin State based Kachin National Consultative Assembly (KNCA) have raised serious concern over the current situation of looming humanitarian crisis in Arakan State of western Burma due to the Burma Army’s major offensive against Arakan Army amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Insurgent alliance condemns Burma Army’s COVID-19 sabotage

The Kachin Post / April 27, 2020

A shooting incident killed CPS driver while transporting disinfectant in Minbya , Arakan State

An insurgent alliance called Three Brotherhood Alliance has denounced the Burma Army’s political assassination and slander against the country’s ethnic-armed organizations by manipulating the COVID-19 related sabotages.

Wild elephant razed homes, killed people

Seng Htoi Zin / April 26, 2020

A group of Asian elephant at undisclosed location

A group of wild elephant destroyed a few homes and killed a couple people from Tawmaw village of Hpakant township in Burma’s northern Kachin State on last Friday.

KIO leaders inspected anti COVID-19 campaign

The Kachin Post / April 25, 2020

Maj. Gen. Sumlut Gun Maw & Lt. Gen. Gunhtang Gam Shawng inspecting Munglai Hket quarantine centre

The leaders of Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) headquartered in Laiza town of Burma’s northern Kachin State has inspected recent days at its own quarantine centre and internally displaced person (IDP) camps located nearby its headquarter Laiza, making sure to prevent and contain the deadly disease in its territory.

Mine waste buried jade scavengers

Seng Latt Aung / April 23, 2020

Rescuers search for buried victims at Hpakant Jade mine

A mine-waste avalanche at Burma’s Hpakant jade mine has killed up to ten people on last Monday, as rescuers insanely searched for more victims.

China’s mass deportation risks local communities

Seng Htoi Zin / April 20, 2020

Burmese citizens line up at Lweje border gate

Local communities along the China-Kachin border have raised major concern over recent China’s mass deportation of Burmese citizens amid COVID-19 pandemic, and Burmese authorities’ respond-policy of implementing the major quarantine centre at the heart of Kachin State capital Myitkyina.

Shanni Army under attack

Brang Shawng / April 19, 2020

Soldiers from Shanni Nationalities Army at undisclosed location

Troops from Burma Army based in Homalin Town of northern Sagain Division attacked a nearby-base which belongs Shanni Nationalities Army (SNA) over a few days ago, creating an unusual tension among the friendly relation between the two armies.

Kawnghka militia held flag-raising ceremony

Tu Ja / April 15, 2020

Faith Leaders praying at Kawnghka People’s Militia Force Headquarter

A flag-raising ceremony was held yesterday at the headquarter building of Kawnghka People’s Militia Force (KPMF) in Kawnghka village of northern Shan State.

Explosion hit Muse telecommunication station

Tu Ja / April 14, 2020

Myanmar Post and Telecommunication station at Muse

A local service-station of Myanmar Post and Telecommunication (MPT) in Muse town of northern Shan State was hit by a bomb like explosion on last Sunday night.

Militia attacked IDP camp

Brang Shawng / April 13, 2020

Shaduzup Internally Displaced Person Camp

A Kachin Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camp located at the Shaduzup village on the historic Ledo Road was hit by the spray bullets of local militia on last Monday, leaving minor damage to the camp buildings.