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Thiha Yarzar, a former student leader in the 1988 uprising, member of the ABFSU and ABSDF, was arrested in 1991 when he was caught delivering letters and information from exiled organisations on the Thai-Burma border to the pro-democracy movement in Rangoon. He was charged with high treason and sentenced to death. He spent 17 and half years in 5 different prisons before being released in September 2008. He fled Burma soon after and now lives in exile in Thailand.
Pannate Tun, a member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1998 and sentenced 10 14 years in prison. Upon his release in 2005 he joined the 88 Generation Students and in 2007 lead peaceful protests through the streets of Rangoon. He was arrested along with his colleagues in August 2007 and sentenced to 65 years. He is currently detained in Bhamo prison.
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Thiha Yarzar, a former student leader in the 1988 uprising, member of the ABFSU and ABSDF, was arrested in 1991 when he was caught delivering letters and information from exiled organisations on the Thai-Burma border to the pro-democracy movement in Rangoon. He was charged with high treason and sentenced to death. He spent 17 and half years in 5 different prisons before being released in September 2008. He fled Burma soon after and now lives in exile in Thailand.<br />
Pannate Tun, a member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1998 and sentenced 10 14 years in prison. Upon his release in 2005 he joined the 88 Generation Students and in 2007 lead peaceful protests through the streets of Rangoon. He was arrested along with his colleagues in August 2007 and sentenced to 65 years. He is currently detained in Bhamo prison.