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pictured: 'u win tin' - former journalist, writer and founding member of the NLD, was arrested in 1989 because of his political activities and close association to aung san suu kyi. he was jailed for 19 years in insein prison, mostly in solitary confinement. his sentence was increased whilst in prison when he secretly published anti-government propaganda.
pictured: 'yin min oo' - a member of the NLD, was arrested in 1993 and accused of contacting illegal organizations. he was later falsely charged with high treason for a bombing incident in which he had no part and was sentenced to life imprisonment. he spent more than 11 years in prison before being released in 2004. he fled burma in september 2005 and has now resettled in norway.