Following intensified clashes between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), an estimated 10,000 members of the Kachin public staged a demonstration on Monday on the manaw festival grounds in the state capital of Myitkyina, calling for an end to ongoing armed conflict. The demonstration was held from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Thousands of Myitkyina residents Monday protested against current offensives launched by Tatmadaw at Myitkyina’s Manau Park. Religious leaders, community leaders, leaders of political, students, IDPs, CSOs and local Myitkyina residents participated in the event held from 9 am – 11 am. A prayer was led by leaders of Myitkyina Council of Churches. A Myitkyina resident who
Burmese Army troops on Tuesday stormed into an IDP camp in Hpang Hka Kung in Bhamo Township and questioned IDP families about their family members and their whereabouts. Most IDP families in Hpang Hka Kung camp are from Mung Ding Pa area. Similarly, Sar Maw-based 105th Light Infantry Battalion roamed into an IDP camp in
Burmese army on Thursday continued its offensives against KIA’s frontline posts. Nhkram Gidon post and Lai Hpawng post have been attacked with artillery fires and ground assaults on Thursday. A combined force of about 500 troops from Burmese army’s 29th LIB, 50th LIB, 121st LIB, 260th LIB and 381st LIB launched another ground attack on