30 villagers from Sut Ra village and 10 villagers from Kawng Ra village in Njang Yang township who fled their homes to nearby forest are still unable to return to their villages. Sut Ra and Kawng Ra villagers are trapped in the forest as fighting between KIA and BA troops will likely continue in area […]
A battle took place between KIA’s 22nd Battalion troops and an unknown BA unit as BA troops approached KIA’s Kawng Ja Post in Njang Yang township on Nov 13 at around 6 am. On the same day, 2 Burmese military fighter jets were seen flying over KIA’s 44th Battalion area in Hpakant township.
The 2nd National Conference organized by Kachin Political Consultative Team was held in Laiza’s Manau Hall from Nov 8 to Nov 13. Over 500 representatives from Kachin communities around the world, CSOs, religious organizations and KIO/KIA personnel attended a week-long meeting. A statement released after the conference said the main topics the conference participants discussed […]
A battle took place between KIA’s 8th Battalion troops and BA troops under 99th Light Infantry Division near Nawng San village in Kutkai township on Oct 31. KIA sources said the battle began as about 30 BA soldiers approached and launched attacks on a KIA frontline outpost. On Oct 27, KIA’s 36th Battalion troops launched […]
Continuing armed conflicts between joint force of TNLA and SSPP/SSA troops and RCSS/SSA troops this week forced hundreds of villagers flee from their homes in Namtu township. 143 villagers from Mung Yin village, 58 villagers from Nawng Hkum village, 44 villagers from Nam Tek village, 143 villagers from San Je village, 43 villagers from Man […]
Kokang MNDAA troops reportedly forcibly conscripting Kawng San villagers in Kutkai township on Oct 21. KLN sources said Lamai Tu (aged 22) and Seng Li (aged 19) of Kawng San village have been taken by MNDAA troops. On Oct 23, 15 Ying Maw villagers have been forcefully conscripted by soldiers from TNLA’s 447 Battalion and […]