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Kyaw Thein, former student activist, was arrested in 1982 and sentenced to 2 years in prison charged with anti-government propaganda having been written in his poetry. He was jailed for just over 1 year in Moulmein prison. He fled Burma and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.
Hla Myo Naung, former student leader during the 1988 uprising and leading member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1991 and spent 5 years in prison. In 2007 he lead peaceful protests with colleagues of the 88 Generation Students but was forced into hiding when many were arrested. He was eventually caught in October 2007 and sentenced to 65 years and 6 months. He is detained in Mandalay prison.
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Kyaw Thein, former student activist, was arrested in 1982 and sentenced to 2 years in prison charged with anti-government propaganda having been written in his poetry. He was jailed for just over 1 year in Moulmein prison. He fled Burma and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.<br />
Hla Myo Naung, former student leader during the 1988 uprising and leading member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1991 and spent 5 years in prison. In 2007 he lead peaceful protests with colleagues of the 88 Generation Students but was forced into hiding when many were arrested. He was eventually caught in October 2007 and sentenced to 65 years and 6 months. He is detained in Mandalay prison.