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U Win Htein, former Captain in the Burmese army, personal assistant and senior advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi, has been jailed for 20 years for his political activities in Burma. He was first arrested in July 1989 and spent 6 years in Insein prison. Arrested again in 1996 as the NLD prepared to hold it's first congress, he was sentenced to 14 years in prison much of it in Myingyan. He endured severe torture throughout his time incarcerated. In 2008 he was released form Katha prison only to be re-arrested the following day. He was finally released in July 2010 and continues in his role in the NLD as a close senior advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi.
Daw Win Mya Mya, member of the NLD, was first detained for 7 months in Shwebo prison after the notorious Depayin incident where government thugs attacked Aung San Suu Kyi and her followers. She was arrested in September 2007 for her role in the Saffron Revolution and is serving an 8 year sentence in Putao prison.
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U Win Htein, former Captain in the Burmese army, personal assistant and senior advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi, has been jailed for 20 years for his political activities in Burma. He was first arrested in July 1989 and spent 6 years in Insein prison. Arrested again in 1996 as the NLD prepared to hold it's first congress, he was sentenced to 14 years in prison much of it in Myingyan. He endured severe torture throughout his time incarcerated. In 2008 he was released form Katha prison only to be re-arrested the following day. He was finally released in July 2010 and continues in his role in the NLD as a close senior advisor to Aung San Suu Kyi.<br />
Daw Win Mya Mya, member of the NLD, was first detained for 7 months in Shwebo prison after the notorious Depayin incident where government thugs attacked Aung San Suu Kyi and her followers. She was arrested in September 2007 for her role in the Saffron Revolution and is serving an 8 year sentence in Putao prison.