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Zin Mar Aung, a member of the NLD Youth and student activist, was arrested 1998 and sentenced to 7 years in prison for having written a letter demanding the elected civilian government take power. Her original sentence was extended to a total of 28 years and she was finally released under a prisoner amnesty in September 2009. She continues to work in the democracy movement in Rangoon.
Noble Aye, a journalist, member of the NLD and the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1998 for leading student protests demanding the convening of parliament. She was sentenced to 42 years with her mother being jailed at the same time. She was released under amnesty in 2005 but in February 2008 she was arrested again and charged with criticizing the regime's proposed constitution. She is serving an 11 year sentence in Monywa prison.
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Zin Mar Aung, a member of the NLD Youth and student activist, was arrested 1998 and sentenced to 7 years in prison for having written a letter demanding the elected civilian government take power. Her original sentence was extended to a total of 28 years and she was finally released under a prisoner amnesty in September 2009. She continues to work in the democracy movement in Rangoon.<br />
Noble Aye, a journalist, member of the NLD and the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1998 for leading student protests demanding the convening of parliament. She was sentenced to 42 years with her mother being jailed at the same time. She was released under amnesty in 2005 but in February 2008 she was arrested again and charged with criticizing the regime's proposed constitution. She is serving an 11 year sentence in Monywa prison.