Cleghorn….victim of injustice in
There are claims there is little New Zealand can do over the case of one of its nationals who is serving 20 years for sex offences in Cambodia.
The five teenage girls who made the sex allegations against Graham Cleghorn are reported to have since retracted them.
Now it has come to
light that an unsuccessful appeal against Mr Cleghorn's sentence was held in
secret last month without his lawyer or
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs says it is demanding answers from its Cambodian counterparts.
expert Paul Buchanan says the best thing
He says the government has to be careful it is not putting diplomatic pressure on another government over the case of a man who may be guilty.
But he says the
International says it is time for intervention into the way
Amnesty chief Ced Simpson is not surprised though.
He says it is not the
first case they have heard of like this and now is the time for the
Amnesty says it is time to step up the pressure on the Cambodian government over its trial system.
Ced Simpson believes
there are real concerns about how open
He says it is clear the
judiciary has been manipulated by the government in
He says the
He says it may not succeed, but must try.