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17 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

A group of TNLA troop at a frontline base in Shan State.

Leaders of an alliance of ethnic armed groups are scheduled to meet with government peace negotiator Aung Min in the Kachin State capital Myitkyina this weekend to discuss a nationwide ceasefire accord, ethnic representatives said on Thursday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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A teenage couple huddles together on motorbikes under their umbrella next to the Irrawaddy River in Myitkyina, Myanmar on November 1, 2013.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

UN Rights Body Says Govt Detention of Kachin Farmer Illegal

Ethnic Kachin people protest in Myitkyina in July 2012 for the release of another Kachin farmer Brang Shawng, who was freed last year as part of a presidential amnesty.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Brang Mai, publisher of the Myitkyina News Journal.

Brang Mai is the man behind Burma's first and only newspaper serving the ethnic Kachin population.

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