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Cambodia: Jailed activist must be released, not forgotten

Headline Title:  Cambodia: Jailed activist must be released, not forgotten 03 September 2013 Cambodian human rights defender Yorm Bopha, imprisoned on spurious grounds last year, must be released immediately, Amnesty International said ahead of the one-year anniversary of her arrest.Yorm Bopha, a 30-year old mother of one who has defended her community’s housing rights, was arrested on 4 September 2012 and sentenced to three years’ imprisonment after an unfair trial in December last year. “Yorm Bopha is a prisoner of conscience, jailed for her peaceful activism and defending the rights…

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