Communist Party of Burma

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Communist Party of Burma

Founded15 August 1939
BannedOctober 1953
HeadquartersPangkham (until 1989)
NewspaperPeople's Power
Youth wingRed Guards
Armed wingPeople's Liberation Army
Membership (2015)3,000
Political orientationMarxism–Leninism
Mao Zedong Thought
National affiliationAFPFL (1945–1946)

The Communist Party of Burma (CPB), also known as the Burma Communist Party (BCP), is an underground communist party in Myanmar (Burma). It is the oldest existing political party in the country.