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Freed Ratree back home

Veera set to launch fresh bid for prison transfer

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PHNOM PENH : Thai Patriots Network activist Ratree Pipattanapaiboon was set free and returned to Thailand on Friday night after spending two years and one month in Cambodia's Prey Sar prison. 

A relative embraces Thai Patriots Network activist Ratree Pipattanapaiboon as she arrives at Suvarnabhumi airport after being given a royal pardon and freed from Cambodia’s Prey Sar prison. The network’s leader Veera Somkwamkid, inset, remains in jail although he was granted a six-month reduction to his term. PANUMAS SANGUANWONG/REUTERS

Ms Ratree was met at the prison gate by members of her family and officials from the Thai Foreign Ministry who accompanied her on the flight home last night.

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