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US sisters to be deported from Cambodia for nude shots

Angkor Wat temple.
Angkor Wat temple. Image by Dennis Jarvis / CC BY-SA 2.0

Two sisters from the US have been convicted by a court in Cambodia for taking ‘naked back’ photos at the ancient Angkor temple complex, and will be deported this weekend. The tourists, aged 20 and 22, were given a suspended jail sentence and a fine of US$315. Local authorities have described the behaviour of the tourists at the sacred temple as offensive and inappropriate. Read more: abc.net.au