Supreme Court hears cases of jailed RT fixer, former RFA journalists

The Supreme Court on July 1 heard the appeal of jailed translator Rath Rott Mony who been sentenced to two years which is related to Moscow-based RT News’ sex-trafficking documentary.

Rott Mony, who was credited as being a producer but maintains that he was merely a translator for the film, was found guilty of incitement to discriminate and sentenced to two years in jail in June last year.

He was arrested in December 2018 over his role in “My Mother Sold Me,” a documentary by RT news service about sex trafficking of minors.As part of the guilty verdict, he was also ordered to pay plaintiffs Tep Salin and Keo Malay 35 million riel (about $8,750) each.

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