Two former Radio Free Asia journalists accused of espionage said on Monday that their rights and livelihoods were restricted by a court decision to continue withholding their passports and ID cards following their release on bail.
The Appeal Court on Monday heard an appeal from two former Radio Free Asia journalists contesting the reinvestigation of their espionage case more than two years after they were charged.
The Appeal Court has upheld the reinvestigation order into a pornography case against two former Radio Free Asia journalists who are also accused of espionage.
Two former Radio Free Asia journalists on Monday asked the Appeal Court to reject the reinvestigation of their case as ordered by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in October.
A Radio Free Asia spokesman said the U.S. broadcaster was still working through some unspecified issues despite the Cambodian government saying it would welcome a reopening of the RFA’s Phnom Penh bureau.