All armed groups said to use the practice in mined areas but Tatmadaw singled out as worst offender.
The Tatmadaw is ready to obey if the president orders a stop to military operations in Kachin State in line with the law, said the permanent secretary of the Defense Ministry.
Ethnic educators try to find means to gain access to support and recognition from government education ministries for ethnic national schools.
The Northern Alliance reports increased attacks not only in Kachin but also in Palaung, Kokang and Rakhine areas.
The Mon National Representative Party will soon register with the UEC in order to contest the 2020 elections and “truly represent all Mon people.”
The commander of the Northern Command says the Tatmadaw has to carry out attacks for regional stability as well as in response to ambushes by the KIA on govt troops.
Demonstrators plan to continue protesting until those trapped in the forests due to fighting between the Tatmadaw and the KIA are safely evacuated.
The Kachin Independence Army chief issues a letter of encouragement to Kachin people who have been displaced by clashes.
New strategy needed to deal with army’s increasingly confrontational approach, Gen Baw Kyaw Heh says.
Military says it will assist in their return to Awng Lawt village; claims KIA burned down some Kachin villagers’ homes.
Seeking Chinese intervention, the Federal Political Negotiation and Consultative Committee showed interest in further collaboration for peace.
Ending the fighting between the Tatmadaw and ethnic armed groups should be U Win Myint’s top priority.
Prevented from holding public meetings, ALP, ANP are “no longer interested.”
Ethnic armed group accuses Peace Commission member of deliberately misleading public.
Kachin Independence Army downplays significance of retreat; Tatmadaw in second offensive so far this year.