Where do the Palaung people live?

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Published on Monday, 27 October 2014
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The Palaung people in Burma

The Palaung have a 40-year history of armed resistance through the Palaung State Liberation Army - the military wing of their political liberation organization.

Even though a cease-fire has been in effect for the past 12 years, the Palaung State Liberation Front has been associated with other ethnic minority-led armed resistance movements in Thailand.

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Brief history of the Palaung people

Category: Background
Published on Monday, 27 October 2014
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The Palaung people are one of the indigenous nationalities within the multi-national in the Union of Burma.

The Palaung are descended from Mon-Khmer from Mongolia passing China to Burma. The Palaung people have a long history and a strong sense of their unique identity.

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