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U Teza was arrested in November 1988 for his role leading in the mass democracy uprising. He was charged with high treason and sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was jailed for over 8 years in Insein and Tharawaddy prisons. He fled Burma and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.
U Gambira, a former child soldier in the Burmese army at the age of 12, became a monk when his parents rescued him from the army. When the 88 Generation Students lead protests against the regime in August 2007 he founded the All Burma Monks Alliance and was instrumental in organising the monk lead Saffron Revolution. He was arrested in November 2007 having been in hiding and was sentenced to 68 years in prison. He is currently detained in Kale prison.
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U Teza was arrested in November 1988 for his role leading in the mass democracy uprising. He was charged with high treason and sentenced to 10 years in prison. He was jailed for over 8 years in Insein and Tharawaddy prisons. He fled Burma and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.<br />
U Gambira, a former child soldier in the Burmese army at the age of 12, became a monk when his parents rescued him from the army. When the 88 Generation Students lead protests against the regime in August 2007 he founded the All Burma Monks Alliance and was instrumental in organising the monk lead Saffron Revolution. He was arrested in November 2007 having been in hiding and was sentenced to 68 years in prison. He is currently detained in Kale prison.