Burmese government forces, Kachin, Shan and Palaung rebels all involved in armed clashes this week.
Khon Ja pointed to an infamous incident involving a woman named Sumlut Roi Ja, who was abducted by Burmese soldiers in 2011 and never seen again.
Government forces in northern Burma are continuing to close in on Kachin Independence Army (KIA) positions in Waingmaw Township, southeast of Myitkyina.
KIA spokesman Col. Naw Bo told DVB that Burmese troops had launched assaults on frontline outposts in Waingmaw Township and a security post near Laiza.
According to an international watchdog, Burma is the third-worst country in the world for landmine casualties.
Local residents of Kachin State’s Mansi Township say three Burmese military aircraft were seen bombing KIA positions at two locations.