Australian Filmmaker Sentenced to 6 Years in Cambodia Prison

Australian filmmaker James Ricketson has been sentenced to six years in jail by a Cambodian court for espionage despite the prosecution’s failure to even identify the country for which he was allegedly spying.

The 69-year-old raised his arms in court and said “unbelievable” after the judges handed down their ruling — a decision for which they offered no justification.

“Please tell me which country I was spying for,” he said, a question he has raised again and again throughout the course of the 14-month ordeal since his arrest.

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