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The Worlds Longest War

A KNLA soldier smokes a cigarette whilst wearing a T-shirt with the face of Saw Ba U Gyi (1905-1950) on. He was the first President of the Karen National Union. Ba U Gyi graduated with a law degree from England and was killed in an ambush by the Burmese Army on 12 August 1950..Ba U Gyi's four principles are still held as the guiding Principles of the Revolution by the KNU:.1. Surrender is out of the question.2. The recognition of the Karen State must be completed..3. We shall retain our arms..4. We shall decide our own political destiny.

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Myanmar, Myanmar: The Karen Revolution
A KNLA soldier smokes a cigarette whilst wearing a T-shirt with the face of Saw Ba U Gyi (1905-1950) on. He was the first President of the Karen National Union. Ba U Gyi graduated with a law degree from England and was killed in an ambush by the Burmese Army on 12 August 1950..Ba U Gyi's four principles are still held as the guiding Principles of the Revolution by the KNU:.1. Surrender is out of the question.2. The recognition of the Karen State must be completed..3. We shall retain our arms..4. We shall decide our own political destiny.