Fleeing civilians were interrogated and tortured

Civilians continue to flee their homes in Northern Shan State following the start of major military operations against Kachin Independence Army over the past week. Displaced civilians are in dire need of humanitarian assistance from inside Burma and outside World as they have been subject to investigation, rape, torture, extra-judicial execution and destruction of homes and […]

Construction of Malizup Dam suspended

In a letter addressed to Burmese parliament, Burmese government’s President U Thein Sein said “Construction of Myitsone Dam will be suspended in the time of our government”. Kachins living inside and outside Burma welcomed suspension of Malizup Dam but cautious about Burmese government’s decision as it is launching major attacks against KIA.

Burmese Army base in Lashio was attacked by KIA

KIA’s 4th Brigade soldiers attacked Burmese Army’s Lashio-based 507th Light Infantry Regiment at quarter 5 in Lashio on Sept 29, 2011. In another incident, KIA’s 4th Brigade soldiers attacked 3 Burmese government’s four-wheel-drive cars traveling between Namsu and Nawgu in Munggu township on Sept 29 at 1:30 PM. One Burmese soldier was killed and two […]

Bum Sumshi

Shanglawt Tsing Sept 26, 2011 @ 3:00 AM Daina dik hkra yup n pyaw, Sam mung m’jan shiga majaw; Kyu rawt hpyi tim yup n lu, Majan pa de hkrai myit du; Salum wan hkru nga sangai, Myiprwisi gin-yan ayai; Yup-ra bunghkum she madi, Tai wa hpe masin nsi; Dap dung 8 hte 9, Yen […]