Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA)

The Democratic Karen Benevolent Army is a breakaway group of Buddhist former soldiers and officers of the predominantly Karen Christian led Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA), one of the larger insurgent armies in Burma. Shortly after their breakaway in December 1994, the DKBA signed a ceasefire with the Myanmar government in exchange for military and financial assistance provided that it supported government offensives against the KNU.

Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA), also known as Democratic Karen Buddhist Association, Democratic Karen Buddhist Organization, Progressive Buddhist Karen Nationals Organization, Democratic Karen Buddhist Army is an active group formed c. 1994.

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