Win Tin, 85, dies of kidney failure
Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner, Win Tin, has died aged 85 of kidney failure.
Win Tin was a journalist who helped set up the National League for Democracy with Aung San Suu Kyi.
Win Tin spent 19 years in prison after being convicted of anti-government propaganda but was finally freed as part of a general amnesty six years ago.
Catharina Moh reports.
21 Apr 2014
- From the section Asia