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Tin Aye, a former student leader was arrested in 1989 for his involvement in the democracy uprising in 1988 and was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. After 10 years he was released but immediately re-arrested at the prison gates. He was eventually freed in 2005 after more than 15 years in Insein and Mandalay prisons. He fled the country and now lives on the Thai-Burma border.
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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Tin Aye, a former student leader was arrested in 1989 for his involvement in the democracy uprising in 1988 and was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. After 10 years he was released but immediately re-arrested at the prison gates. He was eventually freed in 2005 after more than 15 years in Insein and Mandalay prisons. He fled the country and now lives on the Thai-Burma border.<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.