China Power Investment seeks backing of global dam industry to push ahead with Myitsone project

Press release Kachin Development Networking Group May 21, 2012 Chinese media last week revealed that the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) is currently conducting an “independent” inspection of the Irrawaddy Myitsone dam, being built by China Power Investment Corporation (CPI), to prove that the dam is completely safe and beneficial. Such a study would […]

APPEAL FROM IDP CAMPS IN KACHIN STATE

Dated: April 18, 2012 INTRODUCTION It is a humble appeal from “Relief Action Network for IDP and Refugee (RANIR)” based in Laiza, Kachin State which is a network of relief organizations carrying out relief work since the IDP humanitarian crisis that began in June, 2012 in Kachin State, Myanmar. Your least contribution and assistance will […]

Demand To End Violence Against Kachins

Since June 9th, 2011 when the Burma Army (Thatmadaw) broke cease-fire agreement and began military assault against the Kachin Independence Army, several meetings have been held with members of State and Union Governments to reduce military tension. Though President Thein Sein ordered his troops to stop military offensives on December 10th, 2011, hundreds of clashes […]

KIO's Announcement to inform the public

Central Committee KACHIN  INDEPENDENCE ORGANIZATION Announcement to inform the public  1. Ten months have passed since the offensive thrust initiated by the Burma Army on Kachin people, beginning June 9, 2011. 2. In the meeting held January 18-19, 2012, in Riuli, China, between representatives of KIO and the government of Burma, the KIO delegation offered […]