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Myint Swe was arrested in January 1996 accused of distributing political leaflets and statements. He was sentenced under the draconian Press Act to 14 years imprisonment. He spent 5 years in Insein and Taungoo prison before his release in 2002. He now lives in the USA.
Thet Oo, a member of the outlawed organisation the Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS), was arrested in 1997 for his association with exiled organisations. He was sentenced to 26 years in Moulmein prison. In October 2011 he was released under the general amnesty.
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Myint Swe was arrested in January 1996 accused of distributing political leaflets and statements. He was sentenced under the draconian Press Act to 14 years imprisonment. He spent 5 years in Insein and Taungoo prison before his release in 2002. He now lives in the USA.<br />
Thet Oo, a member of the outlawed organisation the Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS), was arrested in 1997 for his association with exiled organisations. He was sentenced to 26 years in Moulmein prison. In October 2011 he was released under the general amnesty.