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Cambodian Opposition Senator on Trial Over Facebook Comments

A Cambodian opposition senator was denied bail and went on trial Friday over comments he posted on Facebook criticizing a 36-year-old border agreement with Vietnam. Hong Sok Hour faces up to 17 years in prison. His arrest on Aug. 15 was one of a series of recent actions taken against political opponents of Prime Minister Hun Sen. Appearing in court in an orange prison uniform, a far cry from the tailored Western suit he was wearing when he was arrested, the senator from the...

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