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Myanmar democracy activist Win Tin dies at 85

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A veteran of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement Win Tin has died at the age of 85. The former newspaper editor was one of the founder members of the Anug San Suu Kyi led National League for Democracy. Win Tin's political activities led to his arrest by the ruling military in 1989. He spent 19 years in prison, mostly in solitary confinement, and his incarceration was twice extended. Win Tin was released in 2008. As a mark of defiance he continued to wear his prison uniform in solidarity with t... READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/04/21/myanmar-democracy-activist-win-tin-dies-at-85 What is in the news today? Click to watch: http://eurone.ws/1kb2gOl euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! http://eurone.ws/10ZCK4a euronews is available in 14 languages: http://eurone.ws/17moBCU In English: Website: http://www.euronews.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/euronews Twitter: http://twitter.com/euronews Google+: http://google.com/+euronews VKontakte: http://vk.com/en.euronews