Australian couples will be released from house arrest in Burma, also known as Myanmar, and will be allowed to return to Australia free of charge after being detained in the country for two weeks.
Christa Avery and her husband, Anthony O’Kane, both business consultants in Australia, were denied permission to leave Asian countries in March after attempting to board a return flight to Australia.
Reuters reported that Mr. Avery was pleased to return to Australia, saying it was a very stressful time for the couple.
“Of course, I’m very relieved that I’m released and on my way home with my husband Matt,” Avery said in a statement. “It was very stressful to be under house arrest for two weeks, even though I knew I wasn’t doing anything wrong.”
News of the couple’s release comes as Australian Sean Turnell, an economic adviser to the exiled elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, remains arrested in Burma.
“I hope Sean will be put under house arrest, at least for his physical, mental and emotional well-being, even if he can’t be released immediately,” Avery said.
Turnell is currently under investigation by the military junta, which seized power on February 1. However, although the AAP reports that he has been charged under the State Secrecy Law, no formal charges have been filed against him.
The Australian Foreign Minister said on March 7 that the government had no access to the consulate to Turnell and called for his immediate release as the administration stopped violence.
“We condemn the use of deadly force or violence against civilians exercising universal rights, including freedom of expression and the right to peaceful assembly,” says Payne. Said.. “We continue to urge Myanmar security forces to use detention and refrain from violence against civilians.”
Ann Estimated Currently, 2,667 people have been detained, and 564, including 43 children, have been reported killed by a Burmese activist group at the Burmese Political Prisoners Assistance Association (AAPP).
However, the UN Security Council has called on Myanmar’s UN Special Envoy Christine Schlaner Bergener to take action to stop what she said to the 15-member council, but the Chinese Communist Party. A catastrophe in central Asia that was prevented by the administration from taking unilateral action against military junta.
Schraner Burgener also warned that “a bath of blood was imminent.”
An emergency meeting of the Security Council was convened by Britain on March 29 and said it was appalled by the increase in violence witnessed in Burma.
Mr. Zhang Jun, Permanent Representative of the United Nations Security Council of the Chinese Communist Party, explains China’s position. Said Unilateral pressure on the junta for sanctions and other compulsory measures will only exacerbate national tensions and complicate the situation.
The Chinese Communist Party’s envoy believes that China should respect Myanmar’s sovereignty, political independence, territorial integrity, and national unity, and that the international community should simply encourage dialogue that makes a “narrow difference” between the two. Said.