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Daw Leh Leh, an executive member of the Women Affairs Committee for the NLD, was arrested in 1998 in connection with the NLD's call to convene parliament and was detained in Ye Mon detention centre. She has been arrested and detained on numerous occasions in 2000, 2003 and again in 2007 due to her political activities. She continues to work for the NLD in Rangoon.
Nilar Thein, a leader of the 88 Generation Students and wife of Kyaw Min Yu (Jimmy), was first arrested in 1991 for her activities during the mass uprising. She was jailed again for 9 years in 1996 for leading student demonstrations. In August 2007 she lead peaceful demonstrations in Rangoon but went into hiding as the military regime cracked down on the Saffron Revolution. She evaded arrest for more than 1 year before finally being caught in September 2008. She was sentenced to 65 years and is currently detained in Thayet prison.
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Daw Leh Leh, an executive member of the Women Affairs Committee for the NLD, was arrested in 1998 in connection with the NLD's call to convene parliament and was detained in Ye Mon detention centre. She has been arrested and detained on numerous occasions in 2000, 2003 and again in 2007 due to her political activities. She continues to work for the NLD in Rangoon.<br />
Nilar Thein, a leader of the 88 Generation Students and wife of Kyaw Min Yu (Jimmy), was first arrested in 1991 for her activities during the mass uprising. She was jailed again for 9 years in 1996 for leading student demonstrations. In August 2007 she lead peaceful demonstrations in Rangoon but went into hiding as the military regime cracked down on the Saffron Revolution. She evaded arrest for more than 1 year before finally being caught in September 2008. She was sentenced to 65 years and is currently detained in Thayet prison.