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Funeral Held for Lasham Tu Nan Killed near Man Jum Village

A funeral service was held today at Kachin Baptist Church for Lasham Tu Nan (21) who had been shot and killed by a Burmese army’s 68th Light Infantry Battalion troops near Man Jum village in northern Shan State. Man Jum villagers found the body of Lasham Tu Nan on Jan 24 at around 1:30 pm

68th LIB Troops Killed Lasham Tu Nan

A local source said Burmese army soldiers who arrested and killed Lasham Tu Nan on Jan 22 are from 68th Light Infantry Battalion led by Maj. Win Tun. 68th LIB troops informed Maw Han village administer that they could come and collect the body of Lasham Tu Nan on Jan 23. Kachin Baptist ministers and

One Hostage Body Found Dead With Marks of Tortures

The body of Lasham Tu Nan (21) has been recovered by Man Jum villagers today at 1:30 pm near the village. Lasham Tu Nan and another 15-year-old boy Nawng Ja were working in thier slash-and-burn field when Burmese Army soldiers arrived. The two were scared and run away from the soldiers. But later they both

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Memoirs of Kachin Peace Efforts (1994)

Ceasefire (1994) After a decade or so, the light of peace, shimmered first initiated again in 1963, then in 1972 and again in 1980 respectively, was enlightened again in October 18, 1990 at Pangsai, a sleepy border town of Sino – Myanmar, Northern Shan state. The peace – talk between KIO and NWT was able




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CPI presses ahead with Myitsone dam project

By KLN Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Despite public outcry against the construction of Myitsone (Malizup) dam, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI Group), which is one of the five largest state-owned electricity company in China, continues to pursue the project, reported Kachin Development and Networking Group (KDNG) on Monday. Upstream Ayeyawady Confluence Basin Hydropower Co. Ltd,


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Burmese Authorities Warn Civilians’ Anti-Drug Initiatives

By KLN Wednesday, Sept 24, 2014 A Tanai-based Burmese Army commander and township police chief on last Friday asked for the release of two drug dealers, U Shwe Ba and U Mong Sieng, who were arrested and detained early this month by Kachin drug elimination committee members at Gin Sa Ra block in Tanai City,