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Ei Shwe Sin Nyunt was arrested in December 1996 for her role in student demonstrations. She spent almost 6 years in Insein and Tharawaddy prisons. She fled Burma with her husband Yin Htway (also a former political prisoner of more than 10 years) and she now She now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border with her husband who is also a former political prisoner.
Lay Lay Mon, a journalist and member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested and imprisoned for her involvement during the 1996 student protests. She joined the monk-led protests through the streets of Rangoon in September 2007 before being arrested on 22nd September and sentenced to 11 years. She was released from Shwebo prison under amnesty in October 2011.
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Ei Shwe Sin Nyunt was arrested in December 1996 for her role in student demonstrations. She spent almost 6 years in Insein and Tharawaddy prisons. She fled Burma with her husband Yin Htway (also a former political prisoner of more than 10 years) and she now She now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border with her husband who is also a former political prisoner.<br />
Lay Lay Mon, a journalist and member of the 88 Generation Students, was first arrested and imprisoned for her involvement during the 1996 student protests. She joined the monk-led protests through the streets of Rangoon in September 2007 before being arrested on 22nd September and sentenced to 11 years. She was released from Shwebo prison under amnesty in October 2011.