Cambodian critic held in Thailand over sex-trafficking film – wife

A Cambodian labour activist faces deportation from Thailand back to Cambodia over his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking that angered the Cambodian government, which dismissed it as fake, his wife said on Friday.

The ruling party of Cambodia’s prime minister, Hun Sen, has waged a crackdown against what it says are critics of the government, including human rights advocates and opposition politicians.

Rath Rott Mony, 47, a prominent government critic, was arrested in Bangkok on Friday as he attempted to travel to the Netherlands with his family after helping produce the documentary for the Russia Today channel in October.

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