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Naing Linn was arrested in March 2003 for performing a solo protest in front of the British Embassy in Rangoon. He was jailed for 2 years in Pathein prison. He was forced to flee Burma and currently lives in Nupo refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border where he is awaiting resettlement to a third country.
U Nyi Pu, an elected member of Parliament for the NLD in the 1990 general election, was arrested along with four other NLD MPs in August 2008 for writing a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon expressing concern about the National Convention's drafting of the constitution, in which the 1990 elected members were not allowed to participate. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison. In January 2012 he was released under a Presidential Amnesty.
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THAILAND: NUPO REFUGEE CAMP, EVEN THOUGH I'M FREE I AM NOT
Naing Linn was arrested in March 2003 for performing a solo protest in front of the British Embassy in Rangoon. He was jailed for 2 years in Pathein prison. He was forced to flee Burma and currently lives in Nupo refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border where he is awaiting resettlement to a third country.<br />
U Nyi Pu, an elected member of Parliament for the NLD in the 1990 general election, was arrested along with four other NLD MPs in August 2008 for writing a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon expressing concern about the National Convention's drafting of the constitution, in which the 1990 elected members were not allowed to participate. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison. In January 2012 he was released under a Presidential Amnesty.