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Aung Kyaw Oo was arrested in December 1991 during student protests known as 10D that celebrated the award of the Nobel Peace prize to Aung San Suu Kyi. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison but this was further extended by 7 years when along with 23 other political prisoners in Insein prison, he secretly submitted a report on conditions to the UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur. He was eventually released in 2005. He joined the 88 Generation Students before having to flee to the Thai-Burma border.
Ko Ko Gyi is one of the most prominent pro-democracy activists along with Min Ko Naing and a leader of the 88 Generation Students. In the 1988 uprisings he helped reform the ABFSU and was elected vice-chairman. He was first arrested in December 1991 during the student lead 10D movement and was sentenced to 10 years in prison but his sentence was extended each year after it expired and he was finally released in 2005. He helped form the 88 Generation Students on his release and in 2007 was arrested for leading protests in Rangoon. He is currently serving a 65-year sentence in Mong Hsat prison.
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Aung Kyaw Oo was arrested in December 1991 during student protests known as 10D that celebrated the award of the Nobel Peace prize to Aung San Suu Kyi. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison but this was further extended by 7 years when along with 23 other political prisoners in Insein prison, he secretly submitted a report on conditions to the UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur. He was eventually released in 2005. He joined the 88 Generation Students before having to flee to the Thai-Burma border.<br />
Ko Ko Gyi is one of the most prominent pro-democracy activists along with Min Ko Naing and a leader of the 88 Generation Students. In the 1988 uprisings he helped reform the ABFSU and was elected vice-chairman. He was first arrested in December 1991 during the student lead 10D movement and was sentenced to 10 years in prison but his sentence was extended each year after it expired and he was finally released in 2005. He helped form the 88 Generation Students on his release and in 2007 was arrested for leading protests in Rangoon. He is currently serving a 65-year sentence in Mong Hsat prison.