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Min Htet Nyein Chan, a famous poet and writer from Mandalay, was first arrested in 1991 and was jailed for 2 years for his role in the mass democracy uprising of 1988. He was arrested again in 1996 for leading student protests and spent a further 8 years in jail before being released under amnesty in 2004. He still lives in Mandalay and continues to write despite censorship and being monitored by the authorities.
U Soe Hlaing, a member of the ABSDF, was arrested in 1989 and sentenced to 29 years in prison. He was released under amnesty in October 2011 having spent 22 years in prison.
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Min Htet Nyein Chan, a famous poet and writer from Mandalay, was first arrested in 1991 and was jailed for 2 years for his role in the mass democracy uprising of 1988. He was arrested again in 1996 for leading student protests and spent a further 8 years in jail before being released under amnesty in 2004. He still lives in Mandalay and continues to write despite censorship and being monitored by the authorities.<br />
U Soe Hlaing, a member of the ABSDF, was arrested in 1989 and sentenced to 29 years in prison. He was released under amnesty in October 2011 having spent 22 years in prison.