Nyan Win (NLD)
Nyan Win (Burmese: ဉာဏ်ဝင်း; 20 November 1942 – 20 July 2021) was a Burmese politician and Aung San Suu Kyi's personal attorney. Nyan Win served on the National League for Democracy's Central Executive Committee and was a party spokesman. He also served as a legal advisor to the NLD.
|Pyithu Hluttaw MP|
|Succeeded by||Khin Maung Myint (NUP)|
|Constituency||Paung Township № 1|
|Born||20 November 1942|
Kyaikkami, Mon State, Burma, British Raj
|Died||20 July 2021 (aged 78)|
|Political party||National League for Democracy|
|Spouse(s)||Hla Hla Win|
|Parents||U Chin Phay (father)|
Daw Yi (mother)
|Alma mater||Rangoon Arts and Sciences University|
|Occupation||High court lawyer (retired)|
Nyan Win was born in Kyaikkami, Mon State on 20 November 1942 to parents Chin Pe and Daw Yi. After graduating with an LLB from Rangoon University, he served as a High Court advocate from 1970-1973, and worked as a government prosecutor until his retirement in November 1988.
Arrest and deathEdit
In the wake of the 2021 Myanmar coup d'état on 1 February, Nyan Win was detained by the Myanmar Armed Forces. He was accused of "inciting public disorder" and kept in the Insein Prison, where he contracted COVID-19. Nyan Win was transferred to Yangon General Hospital in mid-July after his condition worsened, but died within a week on 20 July 2021, at the age of 78.
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