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Aung Myo Thein, former student leader during the 1988 democracy uprisings, was arrested in 1989 and sentenced to 8 years. He spent more than 6 years in Insein prison. He continued his political activities eventually forced to live in hiding for 3 years before fleeing Burma after his involvement in the Saffron Revolution. He now works at the AAPP in the Thai-Burma border.
U Nine Nine, an elected member of parliament for the NLD in the 1990 general election was first arrested in 1990 and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Released from Thayet prison in 1999 he returned to his role in the NLD but was arrested again in September 2000 for an NLD statement regarding the regime preventing Aung San Suu Kyi from travelling in Dala. He was sentenced to 21 years in prison and was finally released in September 2009.
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Aung Myo Thein, former student leader during the 1988 democracy uprisings, was arrested in 1989 and sentenced to 8 years. He spent more than 6 years in Insein prison. He continued his political activities eventually forced to live in hiding for 3 years before fleeing Burma after his involvement in the Saffron Revolution. He now works at the AAPP in the Thai-Burma border.<br />
U Nine Nine, an elected member of parliament for the NLD in the 1990 general election was first arrested in 1990 and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Released from Thayet prison in 1999 he returned to his role in the NLD but was arrested again in September 2000 for an NLD statement regarding the regime preventing Aung San Suu Kyi from travelling in Dala. He was sentenced to 21 years in prison and was finally released in September 2009.