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Yin Htway, a former student leader during the mass uprising of 1988, was arrested for his involvement in the 10D student movement in December 1991. He was sentenced to 15 years and spent 10 years in Insein and Tharawaddy prisons. He fled Burma and now lives in exile with his wife, also a former political prisoner, on the Thai-Burma border.
Pyone Cho, prominent student leader during the democracy uprising of 1988 and a leader of the88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1989 for having contact with outlawed organisations on the Thai-Burma border. He was sentenced to 7 years in prison but it was increased by 7 years when he was caught writing articles whilst in Insein prison. He was released in 2003. In August 2007 he lead peaceful protests in Rangoon but was arrested along with his colleagues. He is currently serving a 65 year & 6 month sentence in Kawthaung prison.
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Yin Htway, a former student leader during the mass uprising of 1988, was arrested for his involvement in the 10D student movement in December 1991. He was sentenced to 15 years and spent 10 years in Insein and Tharawaddy prisons. He fled Burma and now lives in exile with his wife, also a former political prisoner, on the Thai-Burma border.<br />
Pyone Cho, prominent student leader during the democracy uprising of 1988 and a leader of the88 Generation Students, was first arrested in 1989 for having contact with outlawed organisations on the Thai-Burma border. He was sentenced to 7 years in prison but it was increased by 7 years when he was caught writing articles whilst in Insein prison. He was released in 2003. In August 2007 he lead peaceful protests in Rangoon but was arrested along with his colleagues. He is currently serving a 65 year & 6 month sentence in Kawthaung prison.