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Nay Oo, a former leader during the 1988 mass uprising and member of the NLD, was first arrested in 1990 and detained for 6 months in Insein prison. In February 1998 he was arrested again and sentenced to 14 years in prison for his involvement in calls for forming of a civilian government and dialogue between the opposition and the military regime. He was jailed in 4 different prisons for over 7 years until his release in July 2005. He fled Burma and currently lives in Nupo refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border where he is awaiting resettlement to a third country.
Dr Nay Win, a veterinary surgeon and political activist, was first arrested in 1989 and charged with being a member of the Communist Party of Burma. He was sentenced to 24 years in prison and was released in an amnesty in 2004. He was arrested again in June 2008 with his daughter Phyo Phyo Aung, for arranging the burial of Cyclone Nargis victims. He was sentenced to 7 years but was released from prison in January 2011.
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THAILAND: NUPO REFUGEE CAMP
Nay Oo, a former leader during the 1988 mass uprising and member of the NLD, was first arrested in 1990 and detained for 6 months in Insein prison. In February 1998 he was arrested again and sentenced to 14 years in prison for his involvement in calls for forming of a civilian government and dialogue between the opposition and the military regime. He was jailed in 4 different prisons for over 7 years until his release in July 2005. He fled Burma and currently lives in Nupo refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border where he is awaiting resettlement to a third country.<br />
Dr Nay Win, a veterinary surgeon and political activist, was first arrested in 1989 and charged with being a member of the Communist Party of Burma. He was sentenced to 24 years in prison and was released in an amnesty in 2004. He was arrested again in June 2008 with his daughter Phyo Phyo Aung, for arranging the burial of Cyclone Nargis victims. He was sentenced to 7 years but was released from prison in January 2011.