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Rights Group: Cambodian Police Detain 5 More Montagnard Refugees

Cambodian rights workers say police in remote Ratanakiri province have arrested five Montagnard asylum seekers from neighboring Vietnam. The arrests were made Sunday night in the jungle, where a group of Montagnards has been in hiding. Chhay Thy, local coordinator for the Phnom Penh-based rights group Adhoc, told VOA Khmer he does not know the current whereabouts of the detainees. “We see that this arrest was a serious violation of human rights and 1951 convention on refugees,"...

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