Phnom Penh:The Supreme Court held a hearing yesterday, upholding the ruling. Lower court decision allowing re-investigation of former radio journalist case Two Free Asians in the case in the case of producing and occupying pornographic images.
Judge Kim Sathavy read out the verdict yesterday in the Supreme Court's courtroom. In front of lawyers and in front of Mr. Uon Chhin and Mr. Yeang Sothearin, former staff of Radio Free Asia, the accused Both appealed to the Supreme Court against the verdict (to be investigated) Return).
"This case, after the Supreme Court hearing, came to the Trial Chamber to understand," she said. Decided to uphold the judgment of the Court of Appeal. The Supreme Court upheld this case in accordance with the ruling of the Court of Appeal.
Mr. Sam Chamroeun, lawyer defending the rights of the two accused, told the Phnom Penh Post outside the room The trial court ruled that the Supreme Court's decision was now unfair to his client.
“I understand that this is a limited implementation of the law, which is not in line with the guidelines,” Chamroeun said. "It's not the law."
He said that his client was actually charged by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court with two offenses: providing information For foreign states to produce pornographic images, and then Phnom Penh City Hall to hold a trial Both charges were dropped when the verdict was announced and the court issued a verdict. Take action to re-investigate this matter.
His client then filed an appeal against the ruling at Phnom Penh Municipal Court. His client then appealed to the Court of Appeal and was declared by the Court of Appeal. The order upholds the verdict of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.
“My client has not yet been sentenced by the court for how many years,” Chamroeun said. At this time, they are only complaining about the verdict. ”