Myanmar Junta’s War Crime Displaces Thousands of Civilians in Kachin State

Nearly 6,000 people have fled their homes and approximately 25 have been killed in Kachin and northern Shan states by Myanmar’s regime forces from November 2021 to April, according to the rights group Kachin Women’s Association of Thailand (KWAT).

KWAT’s “New Threats from the Air” report on Wednesday said airstrikes and artillery were targeting civilian villages and rape was being used as a weapon, constituting war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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