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Nay Tin Myint, a student leader and member of the Tri-Color group during the 1988 uprising was first jailed for 3 years in 1989. Six months after he was released he was arrested again with 11 colleagues after meeting a UN Human Rights Commission and for distributing foreign journals. He was sentenced to 20 years and spent 7 years in solitary in Myingyan prison. He was released in 2005 and joined the 88 Generation Students before being forced to flee to the Thai-Burma border in May 2007. He now lives in the USA.
Tin Htoo Aung a colleague and fellow member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 2003 during a peaceful demonstration. He was sentenced to 7 years in prison but was released under Amnesty in 2005. He joined the 88 Generation Students after meeting Min Ko Naing whilst in Sittwe prison and in 2007 he led protests in Rangoon but was arrested. He is serving a 33 years sentence in Katha prison.
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Nay Tin Myint, a student leader and member of the Tri-Color group during the 1988 uprising was first jailed for 3 years in 1989. Six months after he was released he was arrested again with 11 colleagues after meeting a UN Human Rights Commission and for distributing foreign journals. He was sentenced to 20 years and spent 7 years in solitary in Myingyan prison. He was released in 2005 and joined the 88 Generation Students before being forced to flee to the Thai-Burma border in May 2007. He now lives in the USA.<br />
Tin Htoo Aung a colleague and fellow member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 2003 during a peaceful demonstration. He was sentenced to 7 years in prison but was released under Amnesty in 2005. He joined the 88 Generation Students after meeting Min Ko Naing whilst in Sittwe prison and in 2007 he led protests in Rangoon but was arrested. He is serving a 33 years sentence in Katha prison.