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Former RFA Reporter Asks for Passport to Visit Ill Relative

A former Radio Free Asia journalist who has been facing an espionage charge for five years begged the Supreme Court on Wednesday to hand back his passport so he can visit his family in the southwestern region of Vietnam known as Kampuchea Krom.

Thun Ratha, with Long Kunthea and Phuon Keoreaksmey next to him, speaks to the media after the hearing at the Supreme Court on July 22, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

Slew of High-Profile Cases Heard at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court heard back-to-back appeals from high-profile cases involving Mother Nature activists, a senior unionist and two co-accused, and a group of activists convicted for a protest outside the Chinese Embassy in October 2020.