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Aung Than, a student and member of the NLD, was arrested near the Thai-Burma border in March 2006 and charged with associating with outlawed organisations and illegally crossing a border. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison but was released in an amnesty in May 2011. He continues to actively work in Burma's pro democracy movement in Rangoon..U Eindaka, a monk, was first arrested in 1990, disrobed and sentenced to 5 years in prison for boycotting alms from the military regime. He became the Abbot of Maggin Monastery in Rangoon, well known as a hospice and treatment center for HIV/AIDS patients. In September 2007 the regime suspected the monastery of being active behind the scenes during the Saffron Revolution and raided it 5 times arresting monks before closing it down in November. U Eindaka was sentenced to 20 years and is currently in Lashio prison
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Aung Than, a student and member of the NLD, was arrested near the Thai-Burma border in March 2006 and charged with associating with outlawed organisations and illegally crossing a border. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison but was released in an amnesty in May 2011. He continues to actively work in Burma's pro democracy movement in Rangoon..U Eindaka, a monk, was first arrested in 1990, disrobed and sentenced to 5 years in prison for boycotting alms from the military regime. He became the Abbot of Maggin Monastery in Rangoon, well known as a hospice and treatment center for HIV/AIDS patients. In September 2007 the regime suspected the monastery of being active behind the scenes during the Saffron Revolution and raided it 5 times arresting monks before closing it down in November. U Eindaka was sentenced to 20 years and is currently in Lashio prison