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Latest update : 2012-03-30

Kachin rebels take on the Burmese government

For a year now, civil war has raged between the Burmese government and ethnic Kachin rebels. After rebel forces launched a general draft, hundreds of men and women enrolled for the front line. The conflict has displaced thousands who now live in makeshift camps and with by-elections looming, the government's offensive has stepped up. Our correspondents Cyril Payen and Pierre Vaireaux visit a military training camp deep in Kachin state's jungle.

By Cyril PAYEN

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2018-01-09 Americas

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