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May Than Shein, a former student activist, was arrested in July 1989 with her colleague Sandar Min. She was detained without charge for 6 months in Insein prison. After the 1990 election she fled to the Thai-Burma border fearing re-arrest and became a medic in the ABSDF for the next 3 years. She has since resettled in USA.
San Zaw Htway, a member of the NLD Youth and Student Youth Front involved in the demonstrations in 1996, was arrested in 1999 when attempting to organize the '9999' movement in memory of the mass uprisings of 1988. He was sentenced to 36 years with hard labour and is currently detained in Taunggyi prison.
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May Than Shein, a former student activist, was arrested in July 1989 with her colleague Sandar Min. She was detained without charge for 6 months in Insein prison. After the 1990 election she fled to the Thai-Burma border fearing re-arrest and became a medic in the ABSDF for the next 3 years. She has since resettled in USA.<br />
San Zaw Htway, a member of the NLD Youth and Student Youth Front involved in the demonstrations in 1996, was arrested in 1999 when attempting to organize the '9999' movement in memory of the mass uprisings of 1988. He was sentenced to 36 years with hard labour and is currently detained in Taunggyi prison.