James Ricketson: Peter Greste says Government should do more for filmmaker jailed in Cambodia

Peter Greste, the Australian journalist who was jailed in Egypt for more than a year while working for Al Jazeera, says the Government “clearly needs to do more” in assisting filmmaker James Ricketson who has been convicted of spying in Cambodia.

Ricketson was found guilty of espionage in a Cambodian court on Friday and sentenced to six years in prison, with judges ruling he used documentary projects and humanitarian work as cover while collecting information that could jeopardise Cambodia’s national security.

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