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Mya Aye, leader of the 88 Generation Students in Burma

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Mya Aye, a leader of the 88 Generation Students was first arrested in 1989 and spent 7 years imprisoned for his role in the mass democracy uprising of 1988. In August 2007 he was arrested with his colleagues for leading peaceful protests that lead to the Saffron Revolution. He was sentenced to 65 years in Taunggyi prison where he suffered extreme ill health and was persistently denied medical care by the authorities. He was released under a presidential amnesty on 13th January 2012
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Mya Aye, a leader of the 88 Generation Students was first arrested in 1989 and spent 7 years imprisoned for his role in the mass democracy uprising of 1988. In August 2007 he was arrested with his colleagues for leading peaceful protests that lead to the Saffron Revolution. He was sentenced to 65 years in Taunggyi prison where he suffered extreme ill health and was persistently denied medical care by the authorities. He was released under a presidential amnesty on 13th January 2012