U Arsara, former political prisoner from Burma
U Arsara was arrested in 1989 and charged with hi treason for his involvement in the mass uprising of 1988. He was sentenced to 14 years and spent 7 years in Insein and Tharawaddy prisons. He fled Burma and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.
U Kaythara, a Buddhist monk from Mandalay, was arrested in October 2007 for his involvement in the Saffron Revolution and charged with insulting the Buddhist religion. He was de-robed and sentenced to 23 years. He is currently detained in Henzada prison.