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Moe Kalayar Oo, former student activist involved in the 1988 uprising as member of the Burma Liberation Front, was arrested in February 1995 during the student lead protests at the funeral ceremony of U Nu. She was sentenced to 7 years in prison and served 6 years in Insein and Tharawaddy jails. In 2005 she joined the 88 Generation Students along with her husband Soe Htike (also a former political prisoner) and participated in the Saffron Revolution and in 2008 helped victims of Cyclone Nargis. She was forced to flee Burma in 2009 and now lives on the Thai-Burma border.
Naw Ohn Hla, leader of the Tuesday Prayer Group and member of the NLD, was arrested in 2009 for praying for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. She was charged with crimes against the state and sentenced to 2 years. She was released form Taungoo prison in May 2011.
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Moe Kalayar Oo, former student activist involved in the 1988 uprising as member of the Burma Liberation Front, was arrested in February 1995 during the student lead protests at the funeral ceremony of U Nu. She was sentenced to 7 years in prison and served 6 years in Insein and Tharawaddy jails. In 2005 she joined the 88 Generation Students along with her husband Soe Htike (also a former political prisoner) and participated in the Saffron Revolution and in 2008 helped victims of Cyclone Nargis. She was forced to flee Burma in 2009 and now lives on the Thai-Burma border.<br />
Naw Ohn Hla, leader of the Tuesday Prayer Group and member of the NLD, was arrested in 2009 for praying for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. She was charged with crimes against the state and sentenced to 2 years. She was released form Taungoo prison in May 2011.