Family of detained Myanmar’s Australian economic adviser Sean Turnell calls for his immediate release

The family of detained Myanmar’s Australian economic adviser Sean Turnell has called for his immediate release, Turnell was arrested after the military coup in Myanmar on February 1

“We are distraught that Dr. Sean Turnell, our beloved family member and an internationally respected academic, has been detained in Myanmar,” Turnell’s family said in a statement released on Monday.

The family said that Turnell had fallen in love with Myanmar, working on its behalf for more than two decades.

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