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Cambodia Denies Deporting Vietnamese Asylum Seekers

The Cambodian government is denying reports it deported seven Montagnard asylum seekers back to Vietnam, saying it only sent back Vietnamese farmers who illegally entered the country. “We did not deport the asylum seekers," said Khiet Chantharith, a spokesman for the national police. "We have an immigration law and are also a signatory to the 1951 convention on refugees.  We always abide by the 1951 refugee convention." Rights workers, however, say the deportees...

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