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Wife of Journalist Seeks Asylum in the US - 2004-01-12

The widow of the Ta Prohm journalist who was shot dead last year has asked a visiting US delegation to help her gain political asylum in the US.

Mrs. Chun Sochoeun, the wife of the late Chua Chetharith, told Mr. Paul Groves, Chief of staff to the Foreign Appropriations Committee of the US Senate, that she fears for her life and is afraid to leave her house.