Bo Nat Khann Mway

Bo Nat Khann Mway
In this Burmese name, Bo is an honorific.

Bo Nat Khann Mway;[1] "Na Kham Mwe";[2][3][4][5] "Na Kam Mui";[6] "Col Saw Lah Pwe";[3] "Colonel Saw La Pwe";[7] "Bo Moustache";[7][8] "Saw Lar Bwe";[8] "Saw La Bwe";[4] "Saw Lah Bwe"; "Mr. Moustache";[5] "Mr. Beard" [9]

The break-away DKBA is managed by Bo Nat Khann Mway. He is Brigadier General[2] of Brigade 5.[4]

Saw Lah Pwe's force broke with the rest of the DKBA after rejecting the regime's plan for a Border Guard Force (BGF).[10]

He originally had five battalions under his command, but two battalions led by Majors Motethone and Sawblue, comprising a total of 300 troops, transformed themselves into the Border Guard Force on August 21. 2010. [8]

A Quote

[The Burmese regime does not] understand the language of diplomacy or political talks, but [only the language of] guns.[11]


  1. ^ "facebook". facebook. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  2. ^ a b Noreen, Naw (2010-11-07). "DKBA renegades seize border town". Democratic Voice of Burma. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  3. ^ a b Weng, Lawi (2010-11-08). "DKBA Troops Seize Three Pagodas Pass". The Irrawaddy. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  4. ^ a b c Wade, Francis (2010-08-03). "KNU general-secretary says Saw La Bwe may come home". Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  5. ^ a b "Burma attack 'a warning of possible civil war'" (Press release). Burma Campaign UK. 2010-11-08. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  6. ^ Wechsler, Maxmilian (2010-12-05). "A new phase in Burmese politics : What drives Brig Gen Saw La Bwe, the commander of the DKBA's 5th Brigade?". Bangkok Post. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  7. ^ a b Phanida (2010-11-09). "Junta bombards DKBA splinter group at Three Pagodas Pass". Mizzima. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  8. ^ a b c Kha, Kyaw (2010-08-26). "Bo Moustache and followers still reject BGF plan". Mizzima. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  9. ^ Naing, Saw Yan (August 2010). "Mr. Beard Breaks Away". The Irrawaddy. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  10. ^ Naing, Saw Yan (2010-11-09). "DKBA Brigade Leader Rejects Election Result". The Irrawaddy. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  11. ^ Brig Gen Na Kham Mwe aka Saw La Bwe, Commander of DKBA Brigade 5, reported by Bangkok Post, 5 December 2010


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