16 Jun '11, 9am

#Myanmar : Une minorité ethnique rebelle cherche un médiateur dans sa lutte contre la Junte. Ils ont choisi ... la #Chine

#Myanmar : Une minorité ethnique rebelle cherche un médiateur dans sa lutte contre la Junte. Ils ont choisi ... la #Chine

Kachin soldiers gather around the body of a comrade they claim was killed in fighting with Myanmar government troops in an undisclosed location near the border with China, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Campaign for Burma on June 15, 2011. Myanmar's military has clashed for several days with a militia controlled by the country's ethnic Kachin minority in a remote but strategic region where China is building hydropower plants. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BANGKOK - MYANMAR ethnic minority rebels on Thursday appealed for China's help to end a deadly standoff with government troops that has sent people fleeing across the countries' shared border. Fierce fighting began a week ago near a large hydropower project being built in Myanmar's northern Kachin State to provide power to China, but has since spread to northern areas of neighbouring Shan State. The Kachin Indepen...

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