Yu Yu Hliang, former political prisoner from BurmaAdd to Lightbox Download
Yu Yu Hlaing was jailed for 1 year because the authorities couldn't find her activist husband so they jailed her instead. The authorities will often arrest family members when they cannot find the person they are looking for. Along with her husband and you children she fled Burma and now lives in Nupo refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border where they are awaiting resettlement to a third country.
Nyi Nyi Oo, an NLD youth member was arrested in July 1989 and wrongfully convicted of a bombing of a petroleum factory in Rangoon. Along with two other colleagues he was framed for the incident that was later admitted to having been carried out by the KNU. He was charged with high treason and sentenced to life imprisonment. He was eventually released from Taungoo prison under a general amnesty in October 2011.
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