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 Sous Chantha released but contrived criminal charges upheld

Sous Chantha released but contrived criminal charges upheld

last modified 24-04-2013 09:51

After a three hour trial on 24 June, in Phnom Penh; Sous Chantha, Cambodian union leader and former employee of United Apparel Garment factory was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment for drug distribution. The sentence was reportedly set at seven months plus five days time-served and two months suspended sentence. After some discussion with legal officials, Sous was then released after the prosecution stated its decision not to appeal.

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