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Cambodia: Further information: Journalist sentenced to 20 years in prison: Mam Sonando

, Index number: ASA 23/002/2013

Government critic and prominent journalist Mam Sonando (71) was sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment by the Municipal Court in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, on 1 October 2012. He was convicted of anti-state offences, including “instigating insurrection”. His appeal hearing is scheduled for 5 March.

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