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Phyu Phyu Thin, a recently elected MP for the NLD and leading human rights activist, was arrested in 1999 for her role in organizing Aung San Suu Kyiâs visit to Mandalay. She was detained in Insein prison for 4 months. In 2007 she was arrested again for organizing a prayer vigil at Shwedagon Pagoda for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. In August 2007, she joined in peaceful protests lead by the 88 Generation Students but was forced into hiding when her colleagues were arrested. She now runs a centre providing medicine and counseling for HIV patients in Rangoon.
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THE NATIONAL LEAGUE FOR DEMOCRACY: RE-BIRTH OF THE REVOLUTION
Phyu Phyu Thin, a recently elected MP for the NLD and leading human rights activist, was arrested in 1999 for her role in organizing Aung San Suu Kyiâs visit to Mandalay. She was detained in Insein prison for 4 months. In 2007 she was arrested again for organizing a prayer vigil at Shwedagon Pagoda for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. In August 2007, she joined in peaceful protests lead by the 88 Generation Students but was forced into hiding when her colleagues were arrested. She now runs a centre providing medicine and counseling for HIV patients in Rangoon.