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Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral

Mourners have gathered for the funeral of Burmese journalist Win Tin. The memorial at Yay Way cemetery was held to say farewell to one of the key players in helping Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime.

Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral
Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Yay Way cemetery during Win Tin's funeral on April 23, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. The Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime, died April 21 in Rangoon. (Getty Images)
Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral
Mourners pay respects to Win Tin's body during his funeral in Yay Way cemetery on April 23, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. The Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime, died April 21 in Rangoon. (Getty Images)
Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral
Mourners hold up photos of Win Tin to pay respect during Win Tin's memorial service in Yay Way cemetery on April 23, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. The Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime, died April 21 in Rangoon. (Getty Images)
Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral
A mourner prays in front of Win Tin's tombstone during his memorial service in Yay Way cemetery on April 23, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. The Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime, died April 21 in Rangoon. (Getty Images)
Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral
Mourners sing a traditional funeral song to pay respect to Win Tin during his memorial service in Yay Way cemetery on April 23, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. The Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime, died April 21 in Rangoon. (Getty Images)
Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral
Mourners pay respects to Win Tin's body during his funeral in Yay Way cemetery on April 23, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. The Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime, died April 21 in Rangoon. (Getty Images)
Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral
Mourners place National League for Democracy (NLD) flags besides Win Tin's body during his funeral in Yay Way cemetery on April 23, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. The Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime, died April 21 in Rangoon. (Getty Images)
Huge crowds attend Win Tin’s funeral
Journalists and Win Tin followers take photos during Win Tin's memorial service in Yay Way cemetery on April 23, 2014 in Yangon, Burma. The Burmese journalist who helped Aung San Suu Kyi launch a pro-democracy movement against the junta military regime, died April 21 in Rangoon. (Getty Images)