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Aung Gyi was first jailed for 4 years in 1989 for his role in student demonstrations during the mass democracy uprisings. He later became a journalist and helped set up a network of undercover reporters and video-journalists (VJs) working for the 'Democratic Voice of Burma' an exiled media organisation. In 2007 working undercover as a VJ during the Saffron Revolution he was arrested and jailed for two years. He fled Burma in 2010 and now lives in London, UK.
Kyi Thar Tun, a cellmate of Aung Gyi and leading member of the ABFSU, was arrested in 1998 and sentenced to 24 years in prison for leading student demonstrations. He was eventually released from Shwebo prison in October 2011 under the general amnesty.
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Aung Gyi was first jailed for 4 years in 1989 for his role in student demonstrations during the mass democracy uprisings. He later became a journalist and helped set up a network of undercover reporters and video-journalists (VJs) working for the 'Democratic Voice of Burma' an exiled media organisation. In 2007 working undercover as a VJ during the Saffron Revolution he was arrested and jailed for two years. He fled Burma in 2010 and now lives in London, UK. <br />
Kyi Thar Tun, a cellmate of Aung Gyi and leading member of the ABFSU, was arrested in 1998 and sentenced to 24 years in prison for leading student demonstrations. He was eventually released from Shwebo prison in October 2011 under the general amnesty.