A spate of clashes between resistance forces has led to calls for a conflict resolution mechanism, with some demanding immediate justice while others say it should wait until after the revolution.
Political prisoners across Myanmar have continued to express dissent from inside, often with violent consequences, as tensions simmer with prison officials.
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Some 40,000 displaced Kachins have now spent five years in camps in remote, KIA-controlled mountains, where humanitarian aid deliveries have dwindled.