Go Takayama to be released soon says Phnom Penh Post

The Phnom Penh Post is reporting that Go Takayama, a photojournalist arrested and imprisoned recently in Cambodia on charges of making pornography, will be released soon, after intervention in the case by a government minister. The Phnom Penh Post is the only source reporting the news (UPDATE: NPPA has reportedly confirmed the news), but everyone remains cautiously optimistic. Join the facebook group Free Go to get information about the case and find out what you can do to support Go. Letters of support can be sent to the Cambodian Embassy by emailing cambodian_embassydc@hotmail.com

UPDATE (12/07/2010 by Scott): Go Takayama and the couple he photographed have been released from prison and the charges were dropped. Go had been in prison since Nov. 23.

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