Cleghorn….victim of injustice in
Former aid worker
Graham Cleghorn, 55, was jailed in February 2004 and is being held in
He is serving 20 years for the rape of five teenage girls - a conviction he has said he is innocent of.
It has been reported
that several weeks ago an appeal had been heard in
The unsuccessful appeal did not allow Cleghorn to present written statements from all five women he was convicted of raping which stated the sex crimes didn't take place.
The New Zealand Government had already raised concerns at the way Cleghorn's trial was handled.
It took only nine hours, he was refused a translator, and denied the right to call his own witnesses and cross-examine prosecution witnesses.
Ambassador Peter Rider
has since approached the Cambodian Embassy in
He has said he will