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Kachin Alliance’s Statement on Unprovoked Artillery Attack

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On Nov 19, 2014, the Burma Army launched a surprise artillery attack on the Military Academy of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) near its Laiza headquarters, killing 23 officer cadets and injuring 20 cadets and trainers.The attack is unprovoked and deliberate, and is in blatant violation of the agreement […]

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Artillery Attack Killed 23 Kachin Officer Cadets

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Burmese army’s 105 mm mortar attack on Wednesday killed 23 officer cadets from KIA’s officer training school at Woi Chyai Bum near Laiza. 18 other cadets were seriously wounded by the point-blank artillery fires from Burmese army positions at Hka Ya Bum, Bumre and Dumbang Bum. […]

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PWO Part One: ‘It’s the women and children that are suffering’

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The northern Shan state, home to a majority of the Ta’ang people (referred to as ‘Palaung’ by others), is among the least accessible areas in Burma. These areas host some of the bloodiest conflict, the most poppy cultivation, extremely high rates of opium addiction, and crippling poverty. The Palaung […]

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PWO Part One: ‘It’s the women and children that are suffering’

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The northern Shan state, home to a majority of the Ta’ang people (referred to as ‘Palaung’ by others), is among the least accessible areas in Burma. These areas host some of the bloodiest conflict, the most poppy cultivation, extremely high rates of opium addiction, and crippling poverty. The Palaung […]

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Burma Link | 2015 Calendar Out Now – Preview and Order Online!

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Burma Link | 2015 Calendar displays life on the Thailand-Burma border via beautiful and compelling images from inside Burma and refugee camps in Thailand. The calendar includes Burmese national holidays, important ethnic celebrations as well as international days […]

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