The history of the Shan State

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Veteran Shan guerrilla fighter dies in Burma
Reuter, 9 January 1995. Sai Lek was a nationalist guerilla leader of the Shan in Northeast Myanmar whose Shan State Progress Party (SSPP) had formed an alliance with Khun Sa's Mong Tai Army (MTA) in 1994. His unexpecected death a blow to hopes to Shan autonomy.
Glimpses of Khun Sa and Gunjade
The BurmaNet News, 12 November 1995. Devotedly recounts a minor event on the lives of these two heros.
Special army force tightens noose on Khun Sa's empire
By Korkhet Chantalertluk, Nation (Bangkok), 13 January 1995. Use of the army's Naresuan Force reflects hardening of official attitudes in Myanmar.
300,000 fled purge terror
South China Morning Post, Wednesday 15 April 1998. The Burmese Army has tortured hundreds of people from the Shan ethnic minority and forced at least 300,000 to flee their homes in two years, Amnesty International said yesterday. Amnesty International aims to expose human right violations in those countries the US and UK considers hostile to their interests.
Exodus from Shan State to escape forced labour
News Release Issued by the International Secretariat of Amnesty International, 17 July 2000. Killings, torture and forced labour of civilians from the Shan State at the hands of the Myanmar army are detailed by Amnesty International in its report released today.
We should not let terrorists manipulate the situation
Anonymous, 5 July 2002. Concerning the Shan Human Rights Foundation and Shall Women's Action Network based in Thailand with direct linking to Shan United Revolutionary Army (SURA) the remnants of the Mong Tai Army (narco-army) of former drug-warlord Khun Sa. A defense of official policy regarding ethic minorities. Khun Sa today resides in Rangoon.