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Lu Zaw, one of Burma's most famous comedians known as the Moustache Brothers, was arrested in 1996 with his cousin Par Par Lay and sentenced to 7 years in prison for telling jokes about the ruling military regime. He spent for 5 years in a hard-labour camp in Kachin state. Despite now being banned along with his cousins Par Par Lay and Lu Maw, the 'Moustache Brothers' still perform every night to tourists
Ko Ko Gyi is one of the most prominent pro-democracy activists along with Min Ko Naing and a leader of the 88 Generation Students. In the 1988 uprisings he helped reform the ABFSU and was elected vice-chairman. He was first arrested in December 1991 during the student lead 10D movement and was sentenced to 10 years in prison but his sentence was extended each year after it expired and he was finally released in 2005. He helped form the 88 Generation Students on his release and in 2007 was arrested for leading protests in Rangoon. He is currently serving a 65-year sentence in Mong Hsat prison.
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Lu Zaw, one of Burma's most famous comedians known as the Moustache Brothers, was arrested in 1996 with his cousin Par Par Lay and sentenced to 7 years in prison for telling jokes about the ruling military regime. He spent for 5 years in a hard-labour camp in Kachin state. Despite now being banned along with his cousins Par Par Lay and Lu Maw, the 'Moustache Brothers' still perform every night to tourists<br />
Ko Ko Gyi is one of the most prominent pro-democracy activists along with Min Ko Naing and a leader of the 88 Generation Students. In the 1988 uprisings he helped reform the ABFSU and was elected vice-chairman. He was first arrested in December 1991 during the student lead 10D movement and was sentenced to 10 years in prison but his sentence was extended each year after it expired and he was finally released in 2005. He helped form the 88 Generation Students on his release and in 2007 was arrested for leading protests in Rangoon. He is currently serving a 65-year sentence in Mong Hsat prison.