City residents are rejecting junta-appointed “security and rule of law teams” and instead forming parallel local government structures that answer to elected MPs.
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City residents are rejecting junta-appointed “security and rule of law teams” and instead forming parallel local government structures that answer to elected MPs.

Nine years after fighting resumed between the Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Army, internally displaced people in Kachin State say they want to go home.

Facing obstacles including landmines and a stalled peace process, we talk to them about what lies ahead.

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