Politics of Burma
Burma (also known as Myanmar) is a unitary presidential constitutional republic under its 2008 constitution.
Historically, Burma was a monarchy ruled by various dynasties prior to the 19th century...
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Elections in Burma
Elections in Burma are a rarity. Until 2011 Burma was led by a military junta known as the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) which banned opposition parties. Recent developments have seen a g...
Foreign relations of Burma
Historically strained, Burma's foreign relations, particularly with Western nations, have improved in recent months. Burma has generally maintained warmer relations with neighbouring states and is a m...
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Human rights in Burma
Human rights in Burma under its military regime have long been regarded as among the worst in the world. International human rights organisations including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, a...
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Internal conflict in Burma
The internal conflict in Burma is one of the world's longest-running civil wars and began shortly after the country's attainment of independence from the United Kingdom (U.K.) in 1948; successive cent...
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Terrorism in Burma
Terrorism in Burma (also known as Myanmar) primarily consists of anti-government militant activity. Militant separatists in India, such as the United Liberation Front of Assam and the United National ...
United Wa State Army
The United Wa State Army (Burmese: ဝပြည် သွေးစည်းညီညွတ်ရေး တပ်မတော်, [wa̰ pjì θwésí ɲìɲʊʔjé taʔmədɔ̀]; Chinese: 佤联军; pinyin: Wǎ liánjūn; abbreviated UWSA and also known as UWS Army, is the...
Shan State Army – South
The Shan State Army-South (SSA-S) (Burmese: ရှမ်းပြည် တပ်မတော် (တောင်ပိုင်း) ), also known as Shan State Army/Restoration Council of the Shan State (SSA/RCSS), sometimes called simply the Shan Sta...
Free Burma Rangers
The Free Burma Rangers (FBR) are a mainly Christian pro-active, pro-democracy humanitarian group who work throughout Burma (also known as Myanmar) but concentrate primarily on the heavily forested bor...
Zomi Revolutionary Army
The Zomi Revolutionary Army, formed in April 1993 at Phapian (Kachin State), Burma, is the armed wing of the Zomi Revolutionary Organization (ZRO). Pu K Guite, a Zomi leader from Karbi ...
Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation
Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation (မြန်မာနိုင်ငံအမျိုးသမီးရေးရာအဖွဲ့ချုပ်) is a non-governmental organization based in Myanmar in promoting the welfare and advancement of Burmese women. This organiza...
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Human Rights Defenders and Promoters
Human Rights Defenders and Promoters was formed in 2002 in Burma to raise awareness among the people of Burma about their human rights and help them conduct advocacy.According to Human Rights Defender...
8888 Uprising
The 8888 Nationwide Popular Pro-Democracy Protests ; MLCTS: hrac le: lum: also known as the People Power Uprising) was a series of marches, demonstrations, protests, and riots in Burma (Myanmar)....
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Sao Seng Suk
Sao Seng Suk, Prominent Shan leader also known as Khun Kyar Nu(Born in 1935 - died 13 August 2007). Sao Seng Suk was the sixth son of Shan leader Khun Kyaw Pu, who signed the Panglong Agreement in 19...
LGBT rights in Burma
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons in Burma face legal challenges and discrimination not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Same sex sexual activity is illegal in Burma and punishab...
Karenni Army
The Karenni Army (abbreviated KA) is the military branch of the Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP), which campaigns for the self-determination of the Karenni people of Burma.On 7 March 2012, th...
Kachin Independence Organisation
The Kachin Independence Organization (Burmese: ကချင်လွတ်လပ်ရေး အဖွဲ့ချုပ်; abbreviated KIO) is a political organization of Kachins (also Jinghpaw/Jingpo) in Burma (or Myanmar) which effectively c...
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All Burma Students' Democratic Front
The All Burma Students' Democratic Front (Burmese: မြန်မာနိုင်ငံလုံးဆိုင်ရာကျောင်းသားများ ဒီမိုကရက်တစ် တပ်ဦး; ABSDF) is a resistance group against the military regime in Myanmar, the former Burma....
Burma Center Prague
Burma Center Prague (BCP) is a non-profit Non Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Prague, Czech Republic. It has been founded by two individuals in 2006. Its main goal is to achieve human rights,...
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