Sean Turnell pictured last week after his release from Insein prison in Yangon with Australian Chargé d’Affaires to Myanmar Angela Corcoran. Photo: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs Handout via AFP
Sean Turnell pictured last week after his release from Insein prison in Yangon with Australian Chargé d’Affaires to Myanmar Angela Corcoran. Photo: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs Handout via AFP
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Australian recounts squalor, screams in Myanmar prison hell: ‘for 650 days, I ate out of a bucket’

  • Sean Turnell, a former adviser to deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, spent nearly two years in a Myanmar prison
  • He said he was infected with Covid-19 five times and kept in solitary confinement for months before his release last week

Sean Turnell pictured last week after his release from Insein prison in Yangon with Australian Chargé d’Affaires to Myanmar Angela Corcoran. Photo: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs Handout via AFP
Sean Turnell pictured last week after his release from Insein prison in Yangon with Australian Chargé d’Affaires to Myanmar Angela Corcoran. Photo: Australian Department of Foreign Affairs Handout via AFP
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