Cambodian Am activist in prison hospitalized due to hunger strike

Imprisoned Cambodian American activist Theary Seng has been hospitalized due to a hunger strike. The hospitalization will likely delay the appeal for her release.

A prison department spokesman from Cambodia where Seng is being held told Radio Free Asia that the activist was taken to the hospital on Wednesday.

“We have kept her in the hospital for convenience in case there is an emergency,” Nuth Savana, the spokesman for the Interior Ministry’s prison department told Radio Free Asia. “We continue to monitor her health on a regular basis and if there is an emergency, she is already at the hospital.”

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