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  1. The Myanmar Times: Women soldiers fight for ethnic rights in KIARead the original story

    Nov 19, 2013 | Burmanet

    On November 1, the town of Laiza in Kachin State was the site of talks between various armed ethnic groups, whose representatives had gathered to discuss approaches to drafting a nationwide ceasefire agreement.

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  2. KIA Deputy in Landmark Rangoon SpeechRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The Kachin Independence Army's deputy chief of staff on Tuesday evening addressed a packed hall in Rangoon, ahead of talks about a nationwide ceasefire involving all of the country's armed groups.

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  3. Burma should end every hostility for true peaceRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2013 | OpEdNews

    What really keep going toward ethnic natives in Burma/Myanmar? Why don't government's armed forces stop fighting in ethnic areas? Who is taking advantage of this unnecessary war? There are lots of questions relating to this inhumane conflict launched by consecutive regimes against the ethnic people.

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  4. New Mon State Party, ceasefire, Myanmar, Burma, peace processRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    An ethnic Mon rebel group in southern Burma, the New Mon State Party , has rejected a draft put forward by the Burmese government on a proposed nationwide ceasefire agreement, according to a party spokesman.

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  5. Burmese Politicians Will Head to Chiang Mai to Meet Rebel LeadersRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The government's peace negotiating team and leaders of ethnic armed groups meet at the Kachin State capital, Myitkyina, earlier this month.

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  6. Govt Troops Continue to Clash With KIA in Southern KachinRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Fighting between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army continued over the weekend in southern Kachin State's Mansi Township, where fresh clashes displaced about 2,000 villagers, according to Kachin aid groups.

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  7. The Irrawaddy: Myitkyina court sends four to prison for being KIA membersRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2013 | Burmanet

    Four ethnic Kachin men were each sentenced to 2 years imprisonment by a Myitkyina court on Friday, which punished them under a draconian law for being members of the Kachin Independence Army .

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  8. Myitkyina Court Sends Four to Prison for Being KIA MembersRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A mother who fled from her home amid fighting between the government and ethnic Kachin rebels.

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  9. Burma: Seizing new strategic sites means damaging peace dealRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2013 | OpEdNews

    As most analysts believe, the first nationwide ceasefire talks between 16 ethnic armed groups including the Kachin Independence Organization and the Government's Peacemaking Work Committee in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, ended on 5 November without having good results for both sides.

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  10. Democratic Voice of Burma: A federal union means a federal army, says Aung MinRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2013 | Burmanet

    President's Office Minister Aung Min has said that if Burma becomes a federal union, it will inevitably need to adopt a federal constitution and establish a federal army.

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  11. The Irrawaddy: 'The Tatmadaw loves democracy'Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | Burmanet

    With the conclusion of another round of peace talks between the central government and ethnic armed groups last week, the stage is set for a meeting next month in Burma's Karen State.

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  12. The Irrawaddy: TNLA rebels reject government ceasefire proposal, clash with Burma ArmyRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | Burmanet

    About a week after the government offered 17 ethnic armed groups a nationwide ceasefire proposal, one group-the ethnic Palaung-has stated that they reject the conditions set out in the draft agreement.

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  13. TNLA Rebels Reject Govt Ceasefire Proposal, Clash With Burma ArmyRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    About a week after the government offered 17 ethnic armed groups a nationwide ceasefire proposal, one group-the ethnic Palaung-has stated that they reject the conditions set out in the draft agreement.

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  14. Myanmar, Burma, Myint Soe, military, Tatmadaw, ceasefire, ethnic groupsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Lt-Gen Myint Soe attended peace talks between the government and ethnic armed groups in Myitkyina last week.

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  15. Kachin, Myanmar, Burma, land-grabs, rice, povertyRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    In this farming village an hour's drive from the Kachin State capital of Myitkyina, a few families ended up with nothing to eat when fighting broke out near their farms at the end of last year, just before the harvest.

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  16. Reuters: In Kachin, Myanmar's reforms seem a world away - Thin Lei WinRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2013 | Burmanet

    In this farming village an hour's drive from the Kachin state capital of Myitkyina, a few families ended up with nothing to eat when fighting broke out near their farms at the end of last year, just before the harvest.

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  17. Reuters: Rice farmers go back to school in Myanmar's Kachin stateRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2013 | Burmanet

    When five farmers in this village started planting rice in a small plot in late June, they used younger seedlings and organic fertiliser, and transplanted the seedlings individually.

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  18. Myanmar, Burma, agriculture, food security, rice farmingRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2013 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    When five farmers in this village started planting rice in a small plot in late June, they used younger seedlings and organic fertilizer, and transplanted the seedlings individually.

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  19. In Kachin, Myanmar's reforms seem a world awayRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2013 | AlertNet

    Dum Phau Raw, a 63-year-old farmer, holds her grandchild in Shwe Nyaung Pin village in Myanmar's northernmost Kachin state, on Oct. 15, 2013.

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  20. KIC: Kachin Conflict: Burma Army Accused Of Raping VillagersRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2013 | Burmanet

    Saw Blacktown-In recent months and as peace negotiations with the government continue, human rights abuses including rape and arbitrary killings at the hands of the Burma Army continue against Kachin people, according to community-based organisations and frontline backpack medics.

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