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Ko Ko Gyi is one of the most prominent pro-democracy activists and a leader of the 88 Generation Students. In the 1988 uprisings he helped re-form the ABFSU and was elected vice-chairman. First arrested in December 1991 during the student led 10D movement, he was sentenced to 10 years and was released in 2005, 4 years after his sentence had expired. On release he helped form the 88 Generations Students. In 2007 he was arrested for leading peaceful protests in Rangoon and was sentenced to 65 years in prison. He was released from Mong Hsat prison under a presidential amnesty on Friday 13th January 2012
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THE 88 GENERATION STUDENTS: FIRST DAYS OF FREEDOM
Ko Ko Gyi is one of the most prominent pro-democracy activists and a leader of the 88 Generation Students. In the 1988 uprisings he helped re-form the ABFSU and was elected vice-chairman. First arrested in December 1991 during the student led 10D movement, he was sentenced to 10 years and was released in 2005, 4 years after his sentence had expired. On release he helped form the 88 Generations Students. In 2007 he was arrested for leading peaceful protests in Rangoon and was sentenced to 65 years in prison. He was released from Mong Hsat prison under a presidential amnesty on Friday 13th January 2012