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Kengtung Photojournalist Freed During Mass Amnesty

During a mass amnesty for political prisoners across Burma, the junta released only one journalist from prison in Shan State this week. Kyaw Zin Hein,...

Kengtung Protesters Still In Custody

Fourteen people who participated in the general strike are still being detained in Kengtung, located in Burma's eastern Shan State. A male resident, who requested...

Authorities Refuse To Free Protesters Arrested During Nightly Raids

At least 16 people arrested for protesting against the military government are still being detained in Shan State. Every night security forces drag people...

Authorities Arrest Protesters in Shan State

The Burma Army and police arrested participants who took part in protests against the military government on February 9, charging them with leading the...

Farmers Threatened to Accept Deal for Confiscated Land

By- Hseng Hleng The government seized land from farmers in eastern Shan State and threatened them to accept substitute land, according to a Shan political...

Child Contracts COVID-19 in Eastern Shan State

By Hseng Leng/SHAN An eight-year-old tested positive for COVID-19 while traveling in eastern Shan State this Thursday, November 26. Although it's unclear how the boy...

Two-Year-Old Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Kengtung

A two-year-old child tested positive for COVID-19 in the town of Mong Pyin in Kengtung Township, eastern Shan State on Tuesday. According to Burma’s Ministry...

Asymptomatic Migrant Worker Latest COVID-19 Case in Eastern Shan State

A case of COVID-19 was confirmed in eastern Shan State this Wednesday (September 9). Dr Ba Soe Thet, deputy head of health department for eastern...

Three Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Found in Kengtung District

Three people tested positive for COVID-19 in eastern Shan State’s Kengtung District after coming to the area from Rakhine State to work on a...

In Kengtung, Four People Awaiting COVID-19 Test Results

Four people have been admitted to Kengtung Public Hospital with fevers and a cough. Dr Hla Htay Min, the head of the hospital, told...