Thousands in Kachin State’s capital Myitkyina joined a rally on Monday demanding safe passage for displaced civilians trapped amid clashes between the Burmese military and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).
In this DVB Business Debate, our panelists consider the Kachin conflict’s implications for business, in a region rich in natural resources and bordering the economic powerhouse China to the north.
DVB’s Youth Voice team visits camps for the internally displaced in Kachin State to speak to young people about the particular challenges they have faced as the war raging in northern Burma entered its seventh year.
Follow DVB as we visit Kachin State some six years into the conflict there, which has displaced more than 100,000 civilians.
Thousands of civilians remain displaced by the conflict between a DKBA splinter group and the joint Tatmadaw-Border Guard Force contingent in Karen State.