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Dr Htin Zaw, former member of the NLD, was arrested in 1999 when he returned from visiting the USA. He was sentenced to 21 years with hard labour allegedly passing information to exiled opposition groups. He was released in the amnesty of 2004. When Cyclone Nargis struck Burma he organized delivery of aid but was arrested and detained for 7 months. He fled Burma in April 2009 and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.
Min Thu, a leading member of the NLD Mandalay Division, was arrested in 2007 along with five other colleagues from the NLD and charged for meeting with American diplomats and for campaigning for political and human rights and the re-opening of the NLD offices across the country. He is serving a 13 year sentence in Mandalay prison.
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Dr Htin Zaw, former member of the NLD, was arrested in 1999 when he returned from visiting the USA. He was sentenced to 21 years with hard labour allegedly passing information to exiled opposition groups. He was released in the amnesty of 2004. When Cyclone Nargis struck Burma he organized delivery of aid but was arrested and detained for 7 months. He fled Burma in April 2009 and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.<br />
Min Thu, a leading member of the NLD Mandalay Division, was arrested in 2007 along with five other colleagues from the NLD and charged for meeting with American diplomats and for campaigning for political and human rights and the re-opening of the NLD offices across the country. He is serving a 13 year sentence in Mandalay prison.