Cambodia arrests scantily clad Facebook vendor on porn charges

A Cambodian woman has been provisionally charged with disseminating pornography after defying a police crackdown on women who wear skimpy clothing while selling goods on Facebook.

Ven Rachna was arrested on Wednesday morning and released hours later after filming an apology and posting it to Facebook, while in police custody, for dressing in a way that “disgraces Khmer traditions” and “affects the honour of Cambodian women”.

Police said Rachna was re-arrested in the afternoon as she posted a photo of herself in her underwear soon after being released. Charges of producing and distributing pornography carry prison terms of up to one year.

In full: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-women-internet-trfn/cambodia-arrests-scantily-clad-facebook-vendor-on-porn-charges-idUSKBN20E2IK

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