By BBC. Police have stopped members of the Pat Jasan Christian group – some wearing military-style uniforms – outside the town of Waingmaw.

Farmers says they will fight back if the campaigners are let through.

Myanmar is Southeast Asia’s top opium producer – and the world’s second largest after Afghanistan.

“Local army and police told us that they are still blocking the way for security reasons,” Hpala Lum Hkawng, a Pat Jasan member told French news agency AFP.

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