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APR 21, 2014 - Washington Post

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Burmese journalist Win Tin dies

Win Tin, an uncompromising Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the brutal military regime and then endured nearly two decades in jail as one of his country's longest-serving political prisoners, died April 21 in Rangoon. He was 84 according to most sources, although others cited his age as 85. Read full article >>

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APR 21, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, died Monday, He was 85. A former newspaper editor, Win Tin was a close aide to opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, another founder in 1988 of the pro-democracy party. Colleagues and admirers paid ...

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APR 21, 2014 - BBC

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VIDEO: Aung San Suu Kyi's tribute to Win Tin

Aung San Suu Kyi has paid tribute to Myanmar pro-democracy movement veteran Win Tin, who has died at the age of 85.

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APR 21, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Veteran Myanmar pro-democracy campaigner Win Tin dies

Win Tin, one of the founders of Myanmar's pro-democracy opposition and its longest-serving political prisoner, died Monday aged 84 after striving for decades to bring freedom to a nation under military dictatorship. He died in hospital in Yangon early Monday, National League for Democracy (NLD) party spokesman Nyan Win told AFP. Win Tin, a towering figure within the democracy movement, ...

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APR 21, 2014 - The Independent

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Burma mourns death of ally of Aung San Suu Kyi and veteran democracy activist U Win Tin

Burma was today in mourning after the death of veteran democracy activist U Win Tin, a close ally of opposition Aung San Suu Kyi and who spent more than 19 years in jail.

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