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U Zawana (U Zin Mote Sate), a monk from Rangoon, was first arrested in 1991 and sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the mass democracy uprising of 1988. He was arrested again during the monk-lead Saffron Revolution and spent 2 years in Mandalay prison until his release in 2009. He continues to work in the democracy movement in Rangoon.
U Sanda Thiri, a monk, was first arrested in January 1998 along with 5 student activists and was accused of possession of explosives and association with the ABSDF. He was sentenced to death, later commuted to 14 years. He was arrested again in 2007 for the leading role he played in organising the Saffron Revolution and was sentenced to 11 years. He is currently detained in Sittwe prison.
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U Zawana (U Zin Mote Sate), a monk from Rangoon, was first arrested in 1991 and sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the mass democracy uprising of 1988. He was arrested again during the monk-lead Saffron Revolution and spent 2 years in Mandalay prison until his release in 2009. He continues to work in the democracy movement in Rangoon.<br />
U Sanda Thiri, a monk, was first arrested in January 1998 along with 5 student activists and was accused of possession of explosives and association with the ABSDF. He was sentenced to death, later commuted to 14 years. He was arrested again in 2007 for the leading role he played in organising the Saffron Revolution and was sentenced to 11 years. He is currently detained in Sittwe prison.