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Phyu Phyu Thin, a member of the NLD and leading human rights activist, was arrested in 1999 for her role in organizing Aung San Suu Kyi's 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.
Honney Oo, a final year law student, was arrested in October 2007 for her involvement in the Saffron Revolution. She was charged with reforming the ABFSU, for having spoken with foreign media on the telephone and for participating in protests. She was sentenced to 9 years and is currently in Lashio prison.
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Phyu Phyu Thin, a member of the NLD and leading human rights activist, was arrested in 1999 for her role in organizing Aung San Suu Kyi's 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.<br />
Honney Oo, a final year law student, was arrested in October 2007 for her involvement in the Saffron Revolution. She was charged with reforming the ABFSU, for having spoken with foreign media on the telephone and for participating in protests. She was sentenced to 9 years and is currently in Lashio prison.