of injustice in
Judge Saly Theara told the
Cleghorn, 59, a former tour guide convicted of raping five female employees by Siem Reap Provincial Court in 2004, has claimed he has been framed by powerful interests who want his land on the edge of the Angkor Wat temple complex.
Both Cleghorn and the Cambodian Women's Crisis Center, which spearheaded the case against him, have expressed frustration with the delays in the appeal process.
The women's centre has voiced concern for the welfare of the women pressing the charges against Cleghorn.