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Moe Kyaw Aung, a former member of the ABFSU was detained several times for his involvement in the 1988 mass uprising but in 1998 was arrested and sentenced to 15 years in prison for his involvement in student protests. He was jailed for 5 years. Upon his release he formed underground movements, the 'Burma Reporters Union' and the 'People's Alliance Forces' and participated in the monk lead Saffron Revolution in 2007 before fleeing the country to the Thai-Burma border where he now lives in Nupo camp awaiting re-settlement to a third country.
Kyaw Soe, a former student leader and member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1991 and spent 3 years imprisoned for his role in the 1988 uprising. He was arrested again in December 2007 along with fellow 88 Generation Student Khin Moe Aye, accused of illegally handling foreign currency. He was sentenced to 3 years and was released from prison in July 2010.
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THAILAND: NUPO REFUGEE CAMP
Moe Kyaw Aung, a former member of the ABFSU was detained several times for his involvement in the 1988 mass uprising but in 1998 was arrested and sentenced to 15 years in prison for his involvement in student protests. He was jailed for 5 years. Upon his release he formed underground movements, the 'Burma Reporters Union' and the 'People's Alliance Forces' and participated in the monk lead Saffron Revolution in 2007 before fleeing the country to the Thai-Burma border where he now lives in Nupo camp awaiting re-settlement to a third country.<br />
Kyaw Soe, a former student leader and member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1991 and spent 3 years imprisoned for his role in the 1988 uprising. He was arrested again in December 2007 along with fellow 88 Generation Student Khin Moe Aye, accused of illegally handling foreign currency. He was sentenced to 3 years and was released from prison in July 2010.