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In Brief: ILO decries ruling in union killing

In Brief: ILO decries ruling in union killing

The

International Labour Organisation said it was "disappointed" to hear

of  Wednesday's unanimous decision by the Court of Appeal not to

overturn the conviction of Thach Saveth, who was found guilty of the

2004 slaying of union leader Ros Sovannareth. "The ILO has repeatedly

called for Thatch Saveth to be released from prison and for the murder

of Ros Sovannareth to be investigated in accordance with international

standards of due process, so that the true perpetrators can be brought

to justice," read a statement issued Thursday.

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