The military chief visited the UWSA officials in the hospital on Friday.
Mongla Group supports peace, but the path to that goal is not the same for all groups, general secretary U Kyi Myint says.
Some 451 IDPs sheltering at a Buddhist monastery as fighting enters third day.
Operation follows warning to leave new bases; RCSS leaders deny moving into new areas.
Locals say the TNLA likely planted at least one of the mines in anticipation of an advance by the Myanmar Army.
An 8-year-old boy was killed and seven others were wounded in shelling by the Myanmar military in Kutkai Township on Thursday morning, according to the TNLA and Metta Shin.
No clashes occurred but joint forces of the Tatmadaw and Border Guard Force have occupied a New Mon State Party outpost in Mon State’s Kyaikmayaw since Saturday.
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Ministry’s plan to shut shelters without security guarantees violates IDPs’ human rights, advocates say.
The KIA accused the Myanmar military of genocide and human rights abuses including rape and murder on Saturday to mark the seven-year anniversary of fighting in Kachin State.
Event went beyond agreed time and featured unauthorized performance, police say.
The KIO/KIA has reportedly sent extortion letters to 21 schools, asking each to pay hundreds of dollars in "taxes."
The MNHRC has concluded that two Kachin men found dead in March were rebel fighters and killed in battle with the Tatmadaw, contradicting claims they were arrested and executed.
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All armed groups said to use the practice in mined areas but Tatmadaw singled out as worst offender.