Detained Cambodian monk with refugee standing says he may jailed if deported from Thailand

Possible deportation and jail time is looming for a Cambodian refugee monk who was recently detained by Thai authorities, regardless of the current condemnation from the United Nations. Easy , three Cambodians underneath UN refugee protection were deported from Thailand and arrested in their residence nation.
On Wednesday, Thai authorities arrested a Cambodian monk and an environmental activist Bor Bet, who’s staying inside Thailand with worldwide refugee status at a temple in Samut Prakan. The detained abbot expressed his concern about being jailed if he could be sent again house to Cambodia.
Myths was identified for being an outspoken critic of Cambodian PM Hun Sen, who was just lately given a default place to characterize troubled Myanmar in the ASEAN bloc and is at present jailed at the Suanplu Immigration Detention Centre.
In an audio message to AFP reporters, the monk said…

“I might be jailed like different refugees if they deport me to Cambodia.”

The news company reported Cambodian police had not been aware of his arrest and Phnom Penh had not requested his imprisonment either .International diplomats, attorneys, and human rights organisations then flocked to avoid wasting him from being deported back to Cambodia, with a member of the Thai parliament additionally trying to intervene.
The director of the Cross Cultural Foundation, Pornpen Kongkachonkiet, says the monk is unlikely to face a good trial in Cambodia as Hun Sen’s administration has stifled opposition and activists by curbing democratic freedoms and using the judiciary to suppress them.
The deputy head of Human Rights Watch’s Asia, Phil Robertson, stated Phnom Penh was trying to quiet criticism from the exiled population in Thailand.
“The incontrovertible fact that they defrocked and jailed this monk demonstrates an apparent lack of Buddhist charity… each Thais and Cambodians would find that appalling”.
Cambodian activists Veourn Veasna and Voeung Samnang had been recently deported from Thailand to their home nation in early November..

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