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$1m defamation suit

A Cambodia Daily journalist went to trial September 11, accused of defaming

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong by claiming that he helped administer a Phnom Penh

prison camp for intellectuals during Khmer Rouge rule. A decision in the case is

expected September 14. Namhong is seeking $1 million in compensation.



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