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News Myanmar » Kachin: Hate speech, atrocities and fake news: the crisis of democracy in Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/2003d54e-169a-11e8-9376-4a6390addb44
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Kachin and other minorities, and criticise the police and security forces for their negligence and complacency,” he wrote. Rohingya refugees gather by the side of the road after arriving from Myanmar on September 10, 2017 in Whaikhyang, Bangladesh.

News Myanmar » Kachin: Rights groups want probe of civilians held by Myanmar army

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/rights-groups-probe-civilians-held-myanmar-army-53215867
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Rights groups are urging authorities in Myanmar to investigate and release information about two ethnic Kachin civilians believed to be held by soldiers in the country's north, where fighting has raged between government forces and armed Kachin rebels.

News Myanmar » Kachin: Fragility Of The Process: Myanmar’s Long Road To Peace – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/20022018-fragility-of-the-process-myanmars-long-road-to-peace-analysis/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Over the past two months, unusually intense flare-ups in fighting have occurred in northern Myanmar. In Kachin state, the Tatmadaw (Myanmar’s military) has repeatedly clashed with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), a non-signatory to the NCA.

News Myanmar » Kachin: Bank IED attack in Myanmar’s Shan State indicates increasing risk to commercial assets due to military-militant conflict

News channel or source: http://www.janes.com/article/78132/bank-ied-attack-in-myanmar-s-shan-state-indicates-increasing-risk-to-commercial-assets-due-to-military-militant-conflict
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

At approximately 16:40 local time on 21 February, an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated at a domestic commercial bank in Lashio city in Myanmar’s Shan State ... naming two groups: the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and the Ta’ang National ...

News Myanmar » Kachin: 2 groups join Myanmar government's peace process

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/13/2-groups-join-myanmar-governments-peace-process.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

BANGKOK – Two ethnic rebel groups have joined Myanmar's long-delayed peace process ... but the biggest and most powerful ones, especially the Kachin and the Shan, have not signed, insisting they want a comprehensive political solution before laying ...

News Myanmar » Kachin: 2 women killed in northeastern Myanmar bomb blasts

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/headlines/199067/2-women-killed-in-northeastern-myanmar-bomb-blasts
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Kachin Independent Army and Ta’ang National Liberation Army, were allegedly planning to plant bombs in the town. Shan state -- the largest of Myanmar’s 15 regions and states -- is also a home to several ethnic rebel groups, including the United Wa ...

News Myanmar » Kachin: Nonprofit Urges Myanmar to Free All Political Prisoners

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451372&CategoryId=12395
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Government of Myanmar needs to free the country’s remaining political ... It also cites the example of Dumdaw Nawng Lat and Langjaw Gam Seng – religious leaders of the Kachin minority – who were sentenced to 51 and 27 months in prison ...

News Myanmar » Kachin: Aung San Suu Kyi Scores 1st Win in Myanmar's Crumbling Peace Process

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/aung-san-suu-kyi-scores-first-win-myanmars-crumbling-peace-process/4257632.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The military has been laying siege to one of these groups, the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in Myanmar's far north. In January, several thousand civilians were trapped in an amber-mining region while shells rained down on nearby KIA bases. Agencies ...

News Myanmar » Kachin: Armed groups sign ceasefire pact amid fighting in north Myanmar

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/armed-groups-sign-ceasefire-pact-amid-fighting-in-north-myanmar/81512
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Suu Kyi has pledged to end hostilities in Myanmar, which has been bedeviled by conflict for ... power she actually has in dealing with the military. Fighting in northern Kachin State between the military and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) has ...

News Myanmar » Kachin: Three Kachin IDPs Released, but Two Still Missing

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/myanmar/three-kachin-idps-released-two-still-missing
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Three ethnic Kachin internally displaced persons (IDPs) were released by the Myanmar Army after being forced to work as porters in Mansi township, but two others had yet to return to the Maing Hkawng camp for IDPs, according to local sources. Naw Mai ...