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Thar Nyunt Oo, a former leader of the ABFSU was arrested in 1990 and sentenced to 7 years in prison for his involvement in the 1988 uprising. He spent more than 4 years in 4 different prisons before his release in 1994. In 1996 he was involved in leading the student demonstrations but was forced to flee Burma when military intelligence came to arrest him. He fled Burma and has resettled in the USA.
Aung Kyaw San, a journalist, was first arrested in 1990 and jailed for 3 years for his involvement in the 1988 uprising. In 2008 after Cyclone Nargis had struck the country, he was arrested again and sentenced to 7 years for his involvement in relief work and for burying dead corpses. He was released from prison in February 2011.
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Thar Nyunt Oo, a former leader of the ABFSU was arrested in 1990 and sentenced to 7 years in prison for his involvement in the 1988 uprising. He spent more than 4 years in 4 different prisons before his release in 1994. In 1996 he was involved in leading the student demonstrations but was forced to flee Burma when military intelligence came to arrest him. He fled Burma and has resettled in the USA.<br />
Aung Kyaw San, a journalist, was first arrested in 1990 and jailed for 3 years for his involvement in the 1988 uprising. In 2008 after Cyclone Nargis had struck the country, he was arrested again and sentenced to 7 years for his involvement in relief work and for burying dead corpses. He was released from prison in February 2011.