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FBR: Kachin Update

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FBR Report: Kachin Update – Photo set two; Attacks Against the Kachin are Sporadic but Displacement is Constant

Kachin State, Burma
8 March, 2013


One of five camps for displaced Kachin that was visited on this trip

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FBR: Burma Army Attacks Continue in Kachin State

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Burma Army Attacks Continue in Kachin State

Kachin State
29 January 2013
From Free Burma Rangers

Despite the Government of Burma declaring a ceasefire, Burma Army troops still continue to launch attacks in Kachin State.

In this Report:

• Burma Army troops take Hkaya Bum after repeated attacks
• Burma Army Tells Villagers to Leave Their Homes  

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Press Release from Free Burma Rangers

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FBR Report: Burma Army attacks against Kachin continue despite ceasefire
18 January, 2013
Kachin State, Burma

At 5pm Friday, 18 January 2013, Burma Army airstrikes occurred near Lajayang and Laiza in Kachin State.  On Friday evening, the Government of Burma announced a ceasefire to begin 6am Saturday.  No further air attacks have been reported on Saturday, 19 January, but artillery attacks and other activities have continued:

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