the one whose family sustained trouble because of totalitarian regime
Thet Oo was a former political prisoner and spent for 15 years in prison. He was tortured severely during interrogation. Thet Oo was born in Rangoon and has one younger brother who lives in Finland. Thet Oo has three daughters and they were too young when he was imprisoned. Thet Oo was a former political prisoner, likewise his wife Pyone Pyone Aye. He got Bachelor degree in Mathematics. He has been faced many political movements since he was 10 years old such as U Thant Funeral crisis, worker strikes and students movement. Therefore, he interested in politics and participated in students’ protests in March 1988. Besides, he took part earnestly in Nationwide Pro-democracy protests known as 88 uprising. Aftermath, he became a member of Democratic Party for a New Society and later he performed as a general secretary of Tamwe Township Branch of Democratic Party for a New Society. In 1994, he left for Thailand legally and had a connection with former members of the party at there who were members of All Burma Students Democratic Front then. He carried out politics activities together with them and he was arrested in 1997 by National Intelligence Bureau. He was interrogated for 22 days in interrogation center and tortured badly during interrogation. Later on, he was sentenced to 26 years imprisonment. He was transferred far away prisons frequently and spent for 15 years in prison. Having release, he involved as a member in former political prisoners society. He has faced much difficulty and his three daughters struggled themselves due to parents were imprisoned. He is now living with family and suffering from Rheumatism and cardiovascular diseases.