Win Tin




Age: 85


Summary: Burmese prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner from 1989 to 2008 after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, but who was freed in a general amnesty and continued working with the NLD through Myanmar's transition from military rule to an elected (although army-dominated) government in 2011.



Cause of Death: Renal failure


Born: March 12, 1930


Died: April 21, 2014


Location: Yangon, Myanmar