August 19, 2016

KNU, ABSDF, RCSS/SSA-S removed from list of unlawful associations

According to an announcement signed by Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Ko Ko on 12 October, President U Thein Sein has removed the Kayin National Union (KNU), the All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF) and the Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS)/Shan State Army-South (SSA-S) from the list of Unlawful Association. They had previously been added to the list under the Unlawful Association Act.
These groups previously all agreed to sign the nationwide ceasefire accord with the Myanmar government.—GNLM


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