Graham Cleghorn….victim of injustice in Cambodia?

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The Dominion Post
November 30 2006

Cleghorn gets appeal

Convicted New Zealand rapist Graham Cleghorn, who is serving a 20-year jail term in Phnom Penh, has been granted an appeal in Cambodia. Bangkok-based New Zealand consul Lyndal Walker said the appeal has been scheduled for December 7.

Cleghorn, 60, formerly of Wellington, claims he is innocent of rape and has accused a Cambodian women's group of using extortion to have foreigners jailed for sexually abusing young girls. He also claims he has been framed by powerful interests who want his valuable land, located on the edge of the Angkor Wat temple complex.