God's Army was an armed revolutionary Christian insurgent group that opposed the then military junta of Myanmar Burma. They were based along the Thailand -Burma border, and conducted a string of audacious guerrilla actionsвincluding allegedly being involved in the seizure of the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok -during the s and early s.
They have been described as a terrorists. God's Army was situated in mountainous rainforests along the border between Burma and Thailand. The group was estimated to have around fighters inbut gradually declined to between and men by early after many left to find work to support their refugee families.
Meanwhile, the Burmese army had 21, troops in the area. In Octobera group calling themselves Vigorous Burmese Student Warriors along with the God's Army seized the Burmese embassy in Bangkok and the situation ended with their departure, at which point they were taken in by God's Venus dating agency. They demanded the Thai government stop shelling Karen positions in Burma and treatment for their wounded.
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