Win Tin

Burmese democracy activist

Win Tin (Burmese: ဝင်းတင်, [wɪ́ɴ tɪ̀ɴ]; 12 March 1930 – 21 April 2014) was a Burmese politician and political prisoner. He was arrested in July 1989 because of his senior position in the National League for Democracy (NLD). For his writings, he spent 19 years in prison. He was born Kyopinkauk, Pegu Division, British Burma.

Win Tin in January 2012.

Tin died from renal failure on 21 April 2014 in Yangon, aged 84.[1]


  1. "Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies". The Australian. Associated Press. 21 April 2014. Retrieved 21 April 2014.

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