National League for Democracy (Myanmar)

Type: Organization
Name: National League for Democracy (Myanmar) (NLD)
First reported 59 mins ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 3 reports

In a league of his own

THERE were few more revered figures in this country’s long struggle for democracy than Win Tin, who died on April 21st at the age of 84 (or 85, as some have it). A co-founder with Aung San Suu Kyi and others of the National League for Democracy (NLD), ... [Published The Economist - 19 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

IRI Statement on the Death of U Win Tin (4/22/14)

WASHINGTON, April 22 -- The International Republican Institute issued the following statement:"IRI is saddened to learn of the death of U Win Tin, a prominent Burmese democracy activist and journalist who was a founding member of the National League for ... [Published Targeted News Service - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

Thousands pay last respect to Myanmar’s renowned activist

THOUSANDS of mourners Wednesday attended the funeral of Win Tin, a giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom.Activists, political figures and ordinary citizens crowded ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Project to Tell Stories of Thousands of Political Prisoners

A prisoner’s hand grips the bars on the window of a prison van as he leaves a court in Rangoon, where he was charged with inciting unrest by participating in a protest against a copper mine in northwest Burma. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy)RANGOON ... [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 10 reports

Burma: A tribute to Win Tin, Burma’s voice of reason

“ Win Tin was one of Burma’s finest journalists, an indomitable pro-democracy campaigner, and a shining symbol of resistance to the country’s military dictatorship. His unwavering dedication to the struggle of freedom and democracy is a legacy for generations ... [Published Fidh - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Pegu police prohibit constitution protest

Activists in the Pegu Division town of Nyaunglebin have been denied permission to hold a protest calling for amendments to the 2008 Constitution. Bo Tauk, a former political prisoner and member of the Nyaunglebin Public Campaign Committee, said the ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmarese journalist Win Tin dies

(c) 2014, The Washington Post.Win Tin, an uncompromising Myanmarese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the brutal military regime and then endured nearly two decades in jail as one of his country's longest-serving ... [Published NewsOK.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 41 reports

Burmese journalist Win Tin dies

Win Tin, an uncompromising Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the brutal military regime and then endured nearly two decades in jail as one of his country's longest-serving political prisoners, died ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Interfaith couple targeted by mob in Pegu

Four houses were burnt in an attack against an interfaith couple in Nattalin Township, Pegu Division on 16 April, according to local authorities. No one was injured and authorities said that calm has been restored. Khin Aye, the National League for ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Myanmar: economic opportunities continue to grow

Business opportunities in Myanmar have been growing, economic sanctions have been receding and the doors have been opening further for foreign investors since May 2013, when we last issued a bulletin on Myanmar. This bulletin provides an update on the ... [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Suu Kyi Questions Myanmar Government’s Commitment to Democracy

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has criticized President Thein Sein’s administration for not pushing for constitutional reform, saying her party was “greatly concerned” by the government’s lack of action on bringing about charter changes ahead ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

FRANCE - MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi warns of Myanmar transition dangers on Paris visit

After talks with French President François Hollande, the Nobel Peace Prize winner described the atmosphere in Myanmar as tense.As a long period of military rule draws to a close, the country is looking forward to reforming its constitution and to holding ... [Published Radio France Internationale - Apr 16 2014]

Quotes

"His bravery in the face of cruel hardship continues to echo through Burma's fragile reform process" he added
"Win Tin, who founded the pro-democracy National League for Democracy along with Aung San Suu Kyi, sac . . ."
He said last year that while the government was singing a different tune, "it is the same song, it is a military song"
..."It was never necessary to edit the speeches, they were always perfect," he recalled. "One of the things I admire about her is her ability to talk to the people and cut through to what is important."

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In a league of his own [Published The Economist - 19 mins ago]
In a league of his own [Published Banyan - The Economist - 58 mins ago]
U Win Tin Journalist and activist who stood wit... [Published Big News Network - 59 mins ago]
Thousands pay last respect to Myanmar’s renowne... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
Win Tin | Myanmar journalist, 85 [Published Philly.com - 3 hours ago]
Myanmar democracy veteran mourned [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
Mourners turn out for Win Tin’s funeral [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 6 hours ago]
Mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar pro-democr... [Published Malay Mail - 6 hours ago]
‘They Must Apologize to the People’ [Published Irrawaddy - 6 hours ago]
IRI Statement on the Death of U Win Tin (4/22/14) [Published Targeted News Service - 7 hours ago]
Myanmar opposition veteran Win Tin, 85, dies [Published Asia News Network - 8 hours ago]
U Win Tin: Journalist and activist who stood wi... [Published The Independent - 14 hours ago]
Myanmar opposition pioneer Win Tin dies [Published Big News Network - 17 hours ago]
Director-General mourns U Win Tin, champion of ... [Published UNESCO - 18 hours ago]
Win Tin’s Lessons for Burma [Published Irrawaddy - 21 hours ago]
In Burma, a Spirit Unbowed by Torture [Published Irrawaddy - 22 hours ago]
Myanmar really deserves a ‘rose' [Published Times of Oman - 23 hours ago]
Project to Tell Stories of Thousands of Politic... [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 22 2014]
Win Tin [Published Telegraph - Apr 22 2014]
MYANMAR Yangon: Catholics and activists mourn d... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
Win Tin dies at 84; respected Myanmar oppositio... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
Burma: A tribute to Win Tin, Burma’s voice of r... [Published Fidh - Apr 22 2014]
Myanmar opposition pioneer Win Tin dies [Published Asia Times Online - Apr 22 2014]
Election tensions rise between Aung San Suu Kyi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
Activists Reach Halfway Mark in March to Myitsone [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 22 2014]
Myanmar Opposition Party Co-Founder Win Tin Die... [Published Radio Free Asia - Apr 22 2014]
Win Tin dies at 84; respected Myanmar oppositio... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Myanmar’s anti-junta activist Win Tin dies at 84 [Published Oman Tribune - Apr 22 2014]
Myanmar Dissident Journalist Win Tin Dies [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
My Prison Life With U Win Tin [Published Irrawaddy - Apr 22 2014]
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In a league of his own [Published Banyan - The Economist - 58 mins ago]
THERE were few more revered figures in this country’s long struggle for democracy than Win Tin, who died on April 21st at the age of 84 (or 85, as some have it). A co-founder with Aung San Suu Kyi and others of the National League for Democracy (NLD), ...
Mourners turn out for Win Tin’s funeral [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 6 hours ago]
Hundreds of mourners have turned out for the funeral of National League for Democracy (NLD) co-founder and veteran journalist U Win Tin, which is taking place at the Yay Way Cemetery in Rangoon on Wednesday afternoon. Win Tin passed away at Rangoon ...
Pegu police prohibit constitution protest [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 22 2014]
Activists in the Pegu Division town of Nyaunglebin have been denied permission to hold a protest calling for amendments to the 2008 Constitution. Bo Tauk, a former political prisoner and member of the Nyaunglebin Public Campaign Committee, said the ...
U Win Tin (1929- 2014), Burma’s moral compass [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
U Win Tin, a founding member of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and a prominent journalist whose political activities and writings served as a thorn in the military’s side for decades, died on Monday morning in Rangoon of kidney failure. He was ...
NLD veteran Win Tin has died, aged 85 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 21 2014]
U Win Tin, the veteran NLD leader, former journalist and ex-political prisoner, died of renal failure on Monday morning at a Rangoon hospital, aged 85. On Friday, his physician Dr Myint Thein confirmed that Win Tin had suffered from kidney failure and ...
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