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Kyaw Soe Lin was only 14 years old when first arrested in 1989 along with a group of colleagues for distributing pro-democracy leaflets. He was jailed for 3 years. In 1994 he was arrested again, this time spending more than 7 years in Insein and Myingyan prisons where he nearly died from tuberculosis. He fled to the Thai-Burma border in 2003 and re-settled to Norway a year later.
Maung Maung Latt, his brother-in-law, was arrested in 2003 and sentenced to Life in prison due to his political activities. He was eventually released under amnesty in October 2011.
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Kyaw Soe Lin was only 14 years old when first arrested in 1989 along with a group of colleagues for distributing pro-democracy leaflets. He was jailed for 3 years. In 1994 he was arrested again, this time spending more than 7 years in Insein and Myingyan prisons where he nearly died from tuberculosis. He fled to the Thai-Burma border in 2003 and re-settled to Norway a year later.<br />
Maung Maung Latt, his brother-in-law, was arrested in 2003 and sentenced to Life in prison due to his political activities. He was eventually released under amnesty in October 2011.