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Khin Cho Myint was involved in the democracy uprisings of 1988 as a first year student and participated in the 1991 10D movement but went into hiding to avoid arrest. She played a significant role in keeping the ABFSU alive whilst its leaders were all arrested. She was arrested herself, in September 1998, for her role in the student demonstrations and was sentenced to 10 years in prison, serving 6 years in Insein and Moulmein prisons before being released in 2004. She is currently living in Nupo refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border awaiting resettlement.
Myo Min Htike, a student leader, was sentenced in 1998 to 52 years in prison for distributing leaflets and organising demonstrations during the student uprising of 1998 supporting the convening of parliament. He was released from Myingyan prison in January 2012 under a Presidential Amnesty.
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Khin Cho Myint was involved in the democracy uprisings of 1988 as a first year student and participated in the 1991 10D movement but went into hiding to avoid arrest. She played a significant role in keeping the ABFSU alive whilst its leaders were all arrested. She was arrested herself, in September 1998, for her role in the student demonstrations and was sentenced to 10 years in prison, serving 6 years in Insein and Moulmein prisons before being released in 2004. She is currently living in Nupo refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border awaiting resettlement.<br />
Myo Min Htike, a student leader, was sentenced in 1998 to 52 years in prison for distributing leaflets and organising demonstrations during the student uprising of 1998 supporting the convening of parliament. He was released from Myingyan prison in January 2012 under a Presidential Amnesty.