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Cambodian Senator Gets 7-Year Sentence for Facebook Post

A Cambodian court on Monday sentenced an opposition senator to seven years in prison for material he posted to Facebook.  Critics say the case is an example of the Cambodian government's efforts to suppress opposition. Hong Sok Hour, a member of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, was arrested in 2015 after he posted a purported copy of the 1979 border treaty between Cambodia and Vietnam.  Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said the document was forged and accused Sok Hour of...

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