Myanmar sentences Australian economist Sean Turnell to three years in prison | The World

Myanmar sentences australian economist sean turnell to three years in prison | the world

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Friends and family of jailed Australian economist Sean Turnell are urging Myanmar to deport him immediately after his three-year sentence. The verdict has been handed down in a closed-door trial. Southeast Asia correspondent Mazoe Ford reports.

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Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century.

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