Yin Htwe Soe, former student leader during the mass uprisings of 1988 and member of the DPNS, was arrested in June 1989 and detained for over 2 years without trial. In 1992 he was sentenced to 7 years in prison, which was extended by 7 years when he was caught sending letters to the UNHCR about conditions inside Insein prison. He was eventually released in 2004. He fled to the Thai-Burma border and has since been resettled to Norway.
Aung Thu, former student leader in 1988, was first...more »