Shan Nationalities League for Democracy

Shan Nationalities League for Democracy

The Shan Nationalities League for Democracy is a political party in Burma (Burma), representing the interests of the Shan minority.At the last parliamentary elections (held 27 May 1990), the party won a clear representation, became the second party in parliament, but parliament was not allowed to convene. The SNLD is closely allied to Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD).

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