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Bail Denied for 21 Cambodian Labor Activists

Cambodia's Court of Appeals has denied bail for 21 labor activists who have been detained since a brutal crackdown on striking garment workers in January. The detainees had sought release on bail Monday, with several claiming serious injuries from police beatings during the crackdown. Critics say the 21 are being held without bail as a tactic to intimidate other would-be protesters. An advocacy worker for the NGO IDEA, Long Vuthy, said the decision that followed a two-hour...

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