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Cambodia: Former journalists charged with espionage

, Index number: ASA 23/7563/2017

Two former journalists for US-based Radio Free Asia in Cambodia were detained in the capital, Phnom Penh in November 2017 on trumped-up charges of espionage. They have been denied bail. If convicted, they face up to 15 years’ imprisonment. Amnesty International considers them prisoners of conscience.

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