Urgent Action: Former Journalists Charged With Espionage (Cambodia: UA 266.17)December 7, 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.