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Thiland call for fair 'spy' hearing

Thiland call for fair 'spy' hearing

Thai officials are urging “due process” for a pair of Thais suspected of “spying on Cambodian military bases”. The two men, who were arrested in Preah Vihear province by Cambodian troops in late May, have been charged with illegal entry and possessing illegal weapons. But provincial court prosecutor Keo Sim said authorities are investigating whether the two were spying. On Monday, Thai Foreign Affairs deputy spokesman Thani Thongphakdi said the two are villagers who live in the border area. “It is our hope that they will be given due process and due treatment by the authorities in Cambodia,” he said.

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