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Tate Naing, a student leader during the 1988 mass uprising was an executive committee member of the 'Association of Burmese Patriotic Youth'. He was arrested in March 1990 for writing and distributing a political journal and was sentenced to 3 years in prison. He was released from Thayet prison in 1993 was forced to flee Burma in 1997. He founded and is currently Secretary of the AAPP based on the Thai-Burma border.
Mie Mie, a leader of the 88 Generation Students, participated in the 1988 uprising as a high school student and member of the ABFSU, DPNS and worked for the NLD. She was first arrested for 3 months in 1989 but in 1996 was involved in student protests and was jailed for 7 years. In August 2007 she lead protests in Rangoon but went into hiding when her colleagues in the 88 Generation Students were arrested. She was finally caught in October 2007 and was sentenced to 65 years. She is currently detained in Katha prison.
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Tate Naing, a student leader during the 1988 mass uprising was an executive committee member of the 'Association of Burmese Patriotic Youth'. He was arrested in March 1990 for writing and distributing a political journal and was sentenced to 3 years in prison. He was released from Thayet prison in 1993 was forced to flee Burma in 1997. He founded and is currently Secretary of the AAPP based on the Thai-Burma border.<br />
Mie Mie, a leader of the 88 Generation Students, participated in the 1988 uprising as a high school student and member of the ABFSU, DPNS and worked for the NLD. She was first arrested for 3 months in 1989 but in 1996 was involved in student protests and was jailed for 7 years. In August 2007 she lead protests in Rangoon but went into hiding when her colleagues in the 88 Generation Students were arrested. She was finally caught in October 2007 and was sentenced to 65 years. She is currently detained in Katha prison.