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Kyaw Soe Win, former member of the Burma Youth Liberation Front, was arrested for his role in the 1988 uprising. He was sentenced to 7 years and spent more than 5 years jailed in Insein prison before being released in 1998. He joined the 88 Generation Students in 2005 and participated in peaceful protests during the Saffron Revolution in 2007 but was forced to flee the country soon after and now lives in Umpiem Mai refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border where he is awaiting resettlement to a third country.
Tun Tun Naing, a student activist during the 1988 uprising was first arrested in July 1994 and sentenced to 10 years accused of being in contact with exiled organisations. He was arrested again in 2007 for his role in the Saffron Revolution and was sentenced to 4 more years in prison. He was released from Bhamo prison in May 2011.
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THAILAND: UMPIEM MAI REFUGEE CAMP
Kyaw Soe Win, former member of the Burma Youth Liberation Front, was arrested for his role in the 1988 uprising. He was sentenced to 7 years and spent more than 5 years jailed in Insein prison before being released in 1998. He joined the 88 Generation Students in 2005 and participated in peaceful protests during the Saffron Revolution in 2007 but was forced to flee the country soon after and now lives in Umpiem Mai refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border where he is awaiting resettlement to a third country.<br />
Tun Tun Naing, a student activist during the 1988 uprising was first arrested in July 1994 and sentenced to 10 years accused of being in contact with exiled organisations. He was arrested again in 2007 for his role in the Saffron Revolution and was sentenced to 4 more years in prison. He was released from Bhamo prison in May 2011.