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Thet Naing, a teacher and labour rights activist, was first arrested in 1990 for his involvement in the 1988 uprising. He was sentenced to 4 years with hard labour and spent 3 years in Insein prison. In 1997 he was arrested again for a demonstration demanding rights for workers. He was jailed for 7 years before his release in 2004. He fled Burma in 2005 when military intelligence attempted to arrest him again. He fled Burma and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.
Thura Aung, a student member of the ABSDF, was arrested in 1999 and sentenced to 28 years in prison for illegally crossing the border and having contact with the ABSDF in exile. He is detained in Nyaung-U prison.
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Thet Naing, a teacher and labour rights activist, was first arrested in 1990 for his involvement in the 1988 uprising. He was sentenced to 4 years with hard labour and spent 3 years in Insein prison. In 1997 he was arrested again for a demonstration demanding rights for workers. He was jailed for 7 years before his release in 2004. He fled Burma in 2005 when military intelligence attempted to arrest him again. He fled Burma and now lives in exile on the Thai-Burma border.<br />
Thura Aung, a student member of the ABSDF, was arrested in 1999 and sentenced to 28 years in prison for illegally crossing the border and having contact with the ABSDF in exile. He is detained in Nyaung-U prison.