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2 hrs ago | Burmanet

Eleven Media Group: 100,000 mourners attend funeral of Win Tin

Up to a hundred thousand people gathered at Yayway Cemetery in Yangon on Wednesday for the funeral of Hanthwady Win Tin, veteran journalist and co-founder of the National League for Democracy .

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6 hrs ago | Burmanet

The Irrawaddy: The funeral of a lion - Aung Zaw

I knew that it would come one day, but it happened so fast. I fully understand that death doesn't send you a notice in advance-it just walks in and takes you away.

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17 hrs ago | RudyMaxa

Travel Minute - It Might Be Time to Visit Myanmar

For decades, travelers debated whether it was politically correct to visit the southeastern Asian country we used to call Burma but that today is called Myanmar.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

A hearse carries Win Tin's coffin to the burial site.

Tens of thousands of Burmese supporters gathered at a cemetery in Rangoon on Wednesday to pay tribute to one of the country's most respected democracy activists, Win Tin, who passed away on Monday at the age of 84. People from all walks of life, from Buddhist monks to politicians, braved the scorching summer heat to attend the five-hour wake and ... (more)

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Myanmar opposition veteran Win Tin, 85, dies

Win Tin, a leading Myanmar opposition veteran and poet who suffered nearly two decades of often brutal incarceration by the military, has died.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Burmanet

Mizzima News: NLD, 88 Generation movement back strategy to educate public on constitutional reform

The National League for Democracy and the 88 Generation Open Society movement have agreed on a strategy to educate the public about the importance of constitutional reform, an 88 Generation leader, Ko Min Ko Naing, said on April 21. "The success of constitutional reform depends on the motivation of the people; first we must engage the public before ... (more)

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Burmanet

The Guardian: Election tensions rise between Aung San Suu Kyi and Thein Sein in Burma

Three years after power was handed over to a civilian government, made up of retired military who served under the dictatorship, the reform process in Burma seems to be petering out.

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Burmanet

Global Times: Listen to Aung San Suu Kyi's elaboration on Myanmar's "ambition"

When the chairwoman of Myanmar's National League for Democracy, Madame Aung San Suu Kyi entered a conference room in northern Yangon, more than 300 reporters from 30+ countries had been waiting for a long time.

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Humans Rights Watch

Burma: A Tribute to U Win Tin

"U Win Tin was the exemplar of dignified courage and principle against decades of brutal military rule.

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Asia Times

Myanmar opposition pioneer Win Tin dies

Myanmar opposition pioneer Win Tin dies By Radio Free Asia Veteran journalist Win Tin, who co-founded Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy with Aung San Suu Kyi and became the country's longest-incarcerated political prisoner, died in Yangon on Monday at the age of 85. The former newspaper editor had been receiving medical treatment ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

16-year-old survives stowaway flight drama

AN American teenage runaway who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane has survived freezing temperatures on a flight from California to Hawaii.

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Burmanet

The Irrawaddy: Burmese democracy activist Win Tin dies

After supporters across Burma staged prayer services and a candlelight vigil for his recovery, Win Tin, one of the country's most famous democracy activists, passed away on Monday after suffering from multiple organ failure.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Colleagues and Friends Remember Win Tin

People across Burma mourned the passing on Monday of 84-year-old democracy activist Win Tin, a veteran journalist and co-founder of the opposition National League for Democracy party.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Myanmar, Win Tin, Aung San Suu Kyi, NLD, democracy

Burmese journalist Win Tin was a true believer in democracy and press freedom. He never hid his disdain for the repressive military regime and continued to challenge Burma's current nominally civilian government.

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Wall Street Journal

Myanmar Dissident Journalist Win Tin Dies

A March 2011 photo shows senior National League for Democracy member U Win Tin besides Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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The Independent

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

The 85-year-old poet and former newspaper editor died in Rangoon, having been hospitalised with respiratory problems since last month, officials confirmed Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies

A MYANMAR journalist, dissident and political prisoner, Win Tin who was a close aide to opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has died.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Burma's Badass Gun-toting Medics

The Free Burma Rangers are one of the few aid groups left operating in Myanmar's contested ethnic states-and their work often straddles the line between humanitarian relief and armed activism.

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Burmanet

Today (Singapore): Myanmar to stay on reform path, says adviser, but changes will be gradual

Myanmar's political reforms will continue and more changes can be expected after the election next year, but the push towards democracy will be gradual, said a top adviser to the government.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

US calls on Myanmar to stop violence on Muslims

U.S. U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power called on Myanmar's government Thursday to take urgent steps to stop the violence in the western region where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled their homes, warning that continuing unrest could imperil the country's path to democracy and prosperity.

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