After three years in a foreign prison, a Cambodian political activist wonders how he can help his homeland from California

If Cambodian government officials thought Meach Sovannara would stay quiet after they threw him in prison, they were wrong.

From behind the walls of Prey Sar — a crowded lockup in Phnom Penh — Sovannara penned a critical article this year about Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled the Southeast Asian nation for decades in what human rights activists often describe as a dictatorship masquerading as a democracy.

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