Burma Political pressure groups and leaders

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Political pressure groups and leaders: Thai border: Ethnic Nationalities Council or ENC
Federation of Trade Unions-Burma or FTUB (exile trade union and labor advocates)
United Nationalities Federal Council or UNFC
inside Burma: Kachin Independence Organization
Karen National Union or KNU
Karenni National People's Party or KNPP
United Wa State Army or UWSA
88 Generation Students (pro-democracy movement)
several other Chin, Karen, Mon, and Shan factions
note: many restrictions on freedom of expression have been relaxed by the government; a limited number of political groups, other than parties, are approved by the government

Definition: This entry includes a listing of political, social, labor, or religious organizations with leaders involved in politics, but not standing for legislative election.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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