The man behind Myitkyina News Journal, a Burmese-language publication based in the Kachin State capital, speaks with The Irrawaddy.
NGOs supporting IDPs in northern Burma say limited funding and uncertainty over when the displaced might return home are among the biggest challenges facing them.
Intense fighting between the Burmese military and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) reportedly kills at least four government soldiers this week.
More than 130 ethnic Chin women participate in a protest against the Burmese military’s alleged use of rape as a weapon of war in Matupi Township.
A Polish writer travels to a remote village in northern Burma and sips tea with a former Naga chief headhunter.
A 55-year-old village head denies any connection to ethnic rebels, and suffered torture while in the custody of the Burmese military, according to his lawyer.
Two brothers are still missing after disappearing over one and a half years ago from a camp for displaced people in Kachin State.
The lawyer for Gan Yon, Laphai Gam and La Reing has repeatedly alleged that they were subjected to degrading treatment and torture in custody.
Peace groups in Rangoon will hold a series of events over the weekend to commemorate three years of war in northern Burma’s Kachin State.
Seventeen Kachin civil society groups call on the Burma Army to stay away from camps of displaced civilians during their operations in northern Burma.
The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) released 21 villagers, including one teenager, after their families complained that they had been forcibly recruited.
The final group of marchers this weekend reached Myitsone, Kachin State, where a controversial Chinese-backed hydropower dam project is suspended.
A crowd gathers to greet Kachin armed leaders ahead of two days of peace talks, as fighting rages in Kachin and northern Shan states.
The Burmese government’s negotiation team agrees to meet with a delegation from the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) next Tuesday, amid ongoing hostilities in Kachin State.
Two Kachin State civil servants were “mistakenly arrested” by Kachin rebels and would be released, but another seven civilians were also reported detained.
Deputy KIA Commander-in-Chief Gun Maw talks in an interview about the needs for US and UN involvement in the Kachin peace process.
Burma Army units in Kachin State’s Mansi Township detained 14 displaced villagers at a camp near Man Win Gyi town, an aid group says.
Kachin and Wa rebel leaders say they are not happy about an escalation in fighting between the Kachin Independence Army and the Burmese army.
The KIO requested a meeting with the government on May 10 in order to lessen tensions between the sides, after fighting intensified in recent weeks.
The Ta’ang National Liberation Army launches two attacks on Burmese government forces in northern Shan State, killing at least 10 government soldiers.