Myanmar releasing 4 foreigners in broad prisoner amnesty


              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Maung Thar Cho, a prominent author, is seen after he released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              Mya Aye, left, a prominent leader from Myanmar's 88 Generation Students Group, walks together with his colleague as he release from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People wait for their family members and relatives outside Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives from a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              People look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              In this image supplied by Tim Harcourt, Sean Turnell, left, is pictured with Harcourt at the Australia Myanmar Institute conference at Yangon University, Yangon, Myanmar, November 2017. Myanmar's military-controlled government says it is releasing and deporting an Australian academic, Turnell, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country's National Victory Day Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Tim Harcourt via AP)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              A man looks out from a bus window as people look for their family members and relatives on a bus carrying prisoners who released from Insein Prison Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Yangon, 2022, in Yangon, Myanmar. The country's military-controlled government announced Thursday it was releasing and deporting an Australian academic, a Japanese filmmaker, an ex-British diplomat and an American as part of a broad prisoner amnesty to mark the country’s National Victory Day. (AP Photo)
            
              FILE - Images of Toru Kubota, a Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar while covering a protest, are displayed at the Japan Press Club in Tokyo on Aug. 3, 2022 as his friends gathered at the club calling for his immediate release. Reports say detained Australian Sean Turnell, Briton Vicky Bowman, Japanese filmmaker Toru Kubota released in Myanmar. (AP Photo/Yuri Kageyama, File)
            
              FILE - In this image taken from a video, Sean Turnell, an economist at Australia's Macquarie University, speaks in front of audience at the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia on Nov. 28, 2013. Reports say detained Australian Sean Turnell, Briton Vicky Bowman, Japanese filmmaker Toru Kubota released in Myanmar. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP, File)