Arakan Liberation Party (ALP)
Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) is an Arakanese armed organization fighting against theBurmese military junta. ALP is one of the member organization of National Council of Unionof Burma (NCUB) and National Democratic Front (NDF).
The Aim & Objectives
To establish an independent state of the Rakhaing Republic in which must beguarantee for nation freedom and human development of entire people living together within the Fatherland (Rakhaingpray); and
To build neo-life of entire people within the Fatherland in which must be fulldemocracy, unity, peace and development without exploitation
BackgroundThe Second Formation of ALP
In 1971-72, the captives were respectively released from prison under consideration of amnesty. As soon as he was discharged from prison, Mr. Khaing Moe Linn left for Komura tomeet KNU leaders in order to re-form ALP and ALA.In 1973-74, the ALP and ALA headed by Mr. Khaing Moe Linn could be re-formed by thehelp of KNU president Mhan Ba San and General Mya. Mr. Khaing Ba Kyaw was GeneralSecretary of ALP at that time. In spite of various hindrances and difficulties, within twoyears, over 300 cadres of ALA personnel were gathered and received the political andmilitary training.In June 1976, 120 strength of ALP column steered by Mr. Khaing Moe Linn, president of ALP and Chief Commander of ALA, made a long march to the fatherland, Rakhaingpray(Arakan Nation).After passing through the Thai-Burma border, Karen State, Karenni State, Shan State, KachinState and Sagaing division inside Burma, the ALP troops entered between Chin State of Burma and Manipur state of India. In April and May 1977 they faced confrontation with theIndo-Burmese armies and started gunfire with them there. Throughout the long march in Chinstate of Burma and Manipur state of India, they had to open fire with the said armies in morethan 20 heavy gun-battles.Due to more than 20 heavy gunfights, ALP troops were split up into small groups and thenover ten soldiers of the ALA including President Khaing Moe Linn were killed. Around fiftywere arrested, nearly forty laid down their arms to Indian and Burmese armies, and over twenty lost on the way during those heavy gun-battles respectively.From the arrest & surrender of ALP soldiers, over 30 were brutally shot to death by theBurmese army without any trial and 45 were court-martialed and charged with state rebellioncase under Article no. 122 (1) and (2). Of them, 11 people were sentenced to death and the