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Norway welcomes indecisive Kachin peace-talks amid autonomy row

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The most important argument entangled with the war in Kachin state is the exploitation of hydropower resources and the jade-mines by China as well as the corrupt cronies and military elite at the cost of the local ethnic population. Moreover, the war is also telling the divergence of political beliefs between the military-backed government and the Kachin Independence Organization that hold on to the autonomy.

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Zin Linn was born on February 9, 1946 in a small town in Mandalay Division. He began writing poems in 1960 and received a B.A (Philosophy) in 1976. He became an activist in the High School Union after the students' massacre on 7th July 1962. He (more...)
 
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