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Myat Sapal Moe was involved in the student movement on 1996 organising protests against the regime. Along with colleagues they attempted to re-form the Rangoon Student Union. In 1998 she was eventually arrested for her political activities and was sentenced to 21 years in prison. She was released in 2003 having served over 4 years in Insein and Shwebo prison. She fled to the Thai-Burma border and was resettled to Norway. Nay Phone Latt is her cousin.
Nay Phone Latt, a youth member of the NLD and one of Burma's best-known bloggers, was arrested in January 2008 and charged with illegal dissemination of information through the internet. During the Saffron Revolution his blog became an important source of information about developments inside Burma. He is currently serving a 12 year sentence in Hpa'an prison.
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Myat Sapal Moe was involved in the student movement on 1996 organising protests against the regime. Along with colleagues they attempted to re-form the Rangoon Student Union. In 1998 she was eventually arrested for her political activities and was sentenced to 21 years in prison. She was released in 2003 having served over 4 years in Insein and Shwebo prison. She fled to the Thai-Burma border and was resettled to Norway. Nay Phone Latt is her cousin.<br />
Nay Phone Latt, a youth member of the NLD and one of Burma's best-known bloggers, was arrested in January 2008 and charged with illegal dissemination of information through the internet. During the Saffron Revolution his blog became an important source of information about developments inside Burma. He is currently serving a 12 year sentence in Hpa'an prison.