Pattani United Liberation Organization Terrorist Organizations // Pattani United Liberation Organization

PULO was founded in India by Pattani aristocrat and Islamic scholar Kabir Abdul Rahman (aka Tungu Bira Kotanila) as a nationalist and separatist group. According to RAND Corp., "PULO's ideology is based on the UBANGTAPEKEMA, an acronym derived from Ugama, Bangsa, Tanach, Air and Perikemanusiaan (Religion, Race/Nationalism, Homeland and Humanitarianism)."  The group originally aimed to establish an independent Muslim state in southern Thailand, but differing ideologies and government...


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