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U Ohn Kyaing, a veteran journalist and elected member of parliament for the NLD in the 1990 general election, was imprisoned in September 1990 and sentenced to 17 years for 'writing and distributing seditious pamphlets and threatening state security'. He was released from Taungoo prison in 2005. He continues to work for the NLD in Rangoon as an Central Executive Committee member.
Nyi Nyi Oo, an NLD youth member, was arrested in July 1989 and wrongfully convicted of a bombing of a petroleum factory in Rangoon. Along with two other colleagues he was framed for the incident that was later admitted to having been carried out by the KNU. He was charged with high treason and sentenced to life imprisonment. He was eventually released from Taungoo prison under a general amnesty in October 2011.
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U Ohn Kyaing, a veteran journalist and elected member of parliament for the NLD in the 1990 general election, was imprisoned in September 1990 and sentenced to 17 years for 'writing and distributing seditious pamphlets and threatening state security'. He was released from Taungoo prison in 2005. He continues to work for the NLD in Rangoon as an Central Executive Committee member.<br />
Nyi Nyi Oo, an NLD youth member, was arrested in July 1989 and wrongfully convicted of a bombing of a petroleum factory in Rangoon. Along with two other colleagues he was framed for the incident that was later admitted to having been carried out by the KNU. He was charged with high treason and sentenced to life imprisonment. He was eventually released from Taungoo prison under a general amnesty in October 2011.