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Phyo Min Thein, a former student leader and member of the ABFSU, DPNS during the 1988 uprising was arrested in 1991 for his role in the student lead protests in Rangoon celebrating Aung San Suu Kyi being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He was sentenced to 7 years in prison but was given a further 7 years for writing articles whilst in prison. He was finally released in 2005 and joined his colleagues in the 88 Generation Students - his brother in law is Htay Kywe. In 2010 he resigned as chairman of the UDP party prior to the November election citing it would not be free or fair. He continues to actively work in Burma's pro-democracy movement in Rangoon.
Sithu Maung, a university student in Rangoon, re-formed the ABFSU in August 2007 in the midst of the Saffron Revolution protests. He lead student demonstrations through the streets of Rangoon but was arrested when discovered in hiding and was sentenced to 11 years and is currently detained in Buthidaung prison.
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Phyo Min Thein, a former student leader and member of the ABFSU, DPNS during the 1988 uprising was arrested in 1991 for his role in the student lead protests in Rangoon celebrating Aung San Suu Kyi being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. He was sentenced to 7 years in prison but was given a further 7 years for writing articles whilst in prison. He was finally released in 2005 and joined his colleagues in the 88 Generation Students - his brother in law is Htay Kywe. In 2010 he resigned as chairman of the UDP party prior to the November election citing it would not be free or fair. He continues to actively work in Burma's pro-democracy movement in Rangoon.<br />
Sithu Maung, a university student in Rangoon, re-formed the ABFSU in August 2007 in the midst of the Saffron Revolution protests. He lead student demonstrations through the streets of Rangoon but was arrested when discovered in hiding and was sentenced to 11 years and is currently detained in Buthidaung prison.