Myanmar Peace Monitor

AA (Kachin Region)

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Arakan Army

ရကၡိဳင့္ တပ္မေတာ္

https://www.facebook.com/thearakanarmy1

ethnic armed org logo NCCT member (Under ANC)

Political wing: United League of Arakan - ULA

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SUMMARY

Founded: 2008

Headquarters: HQ (temporary) in KIA controlled areas

Operational Area: KIO/KIA controlled area,

Kyauktaw, Mrauk-U, Myinbya, Paletwa Rakhine state

Estimated Strength: 3,000

Leader: Brig. Gen. Twan Mrat Naing (commander-in-chief)

Col. Dr. Nyo Twan Awng (2nd-in-command)

CEC member: *Lt. Col. Kyaw Han was AA representative in NCCT.

The Arakan Army (AA) was founded to protect the Rakhine people, and to establish peace, justice, freedom and development. The AA has fought alongside the KIA since the confl ict with the government army resumed on June 9, 2011. More than half their troops have been trained by the KIA.

1. self-determination for the multi-ethnic Rakhine population.

2. safeguard national identity and cultural heritage.

3. promote national dignity and Rakhine interests


Peace Process

Non-ceasefire
# of clashes –
2015: # 5+
2016: # 10+


Official delegation team

Col. Kyaw Han


Spokesperson: 

Khaing Thu Kha


 

Liaison offices

N/A


Alliances:

FUA, The Northern Alliance -
Burma


Contact:

Website: http://thearakanarmy.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thearakanarmy1
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Phone:+86 18088164061/
          +91 977495 3234


Meetings

 #  Date  Location  Militia rep  Govt Rep  Details
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Developments

 


Statements

10 September 2015 - AA, MNDAA and TNLA released a statement on EAOs - President meeting

05 August 2015 - AA, MNDAA and TNLA released a joint statement to call for ceasefire (Eng)

05 August 2015 - AA, MNDAA and TNLA released a joint statement to call for ceasefire (Bur)

28 Apr 2015 - AA statement on current conflicts in Rakhine state

22 Mar 2015 - Arakan Army (Kachin) released a statement on current political and military situations

01 Mar, 2015 - MNDAA, TNLA and AA released a joint statement

Nov 20, 2014 - Arakan Army released a statement on Myanmar army attacks KIA academy

Apr 10, 2014 - 5th Anniversary of Arakan Army held in laiza, Kachin State

Mar 22, 2014 - Arakan Army released a statement to boycott census related rohingya terms

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