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Synonyms for Kachin

Tibeto-Burman languages spoken in northernmost Burma and adjacent China and India

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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Myanmar army which has been in the limelight for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims is now targeting Kachin people in the country's North.
Clashes between rebels and the army initially broke out in 2011 in Kachin State after 17 years of cease-fire, Anadolu reported.
Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma.
AS I ENTER Kachins' flagship 44 Street store in bustling Bur Dubai, I cannot help but feel something is different from the usual local shopping experience.
In mid-August, 2012, Chinese officials systematically forced Kachin refugees back across the border to Myanmar and back to the conflict, abuse, and lack of basic resources that they had fled.
Moreover, China must take into account that Yunnan province has more than 130,000 ethnic Kachins. When the KIA was under fierce attack by helicopter gunships, fighter jets and heavy artillery in January, several thousand Chinese Kachins travelled by truck and bus to the border to show solidarity with brethren on the other side.
Le conflit s'est intensifie depuis fin decembre entre l'Armee pour l'independance kachin (KIA) et les soldats birmans.
Burma Air Force known in Burmese as Tamadaw Lae have mercilessly bombed the ethnic Kachin without any discrimination, at a time when the world's media is highlighting of how the Syrian planes are bombing its own citizens?
China is not providing assistance to the 7,000 to 10,000 ethnic Kachin people in Yunnan Province who fled from fighting in their country, Human Rights Watch said.
(9) Ola Hanson, The Kachins (Rangoon: American Baptist Mission Press, 1913).
Au lendemain d'un appel d'un groupe de mediation pour qu'elle prenne ses "responsabilites" et alors que les combats se sont intensifies fin decembre dans le nord du pays, la laureate du prix Nobel de la paix a dit n'avoir recu aucune demande "officielle" du gouvernement, des Kachins ou des mediateurs.
The Swedish Agency for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls (ISP) launched a probe after it was given pictures and other details of several M-3 Carl Gustav anti-tank rifles, which were recovered by Kachin rebels in Myanmar.
And in an indication China would prefer the Myanmar government and Kachins to reconcile their differences peacefully, it brokered talks between the two sides in Ruili in January.
Certains Kachins ont egalement trouve refuge chez des proches cote chinois de la frontiere, selon la presse chinoise.
MANDALAY, MYANMAR * Myanmar's military continues to persecute ethnic Kachin, the predominant Christian group in a conflict-torn part of the country, as well as Rohingya Muslims, said Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon.