Australian filmmaker jailed for ‘spying’ to be deported from Cambodia

An Australian filmmaker who received a royal pardon from Cambodia will be deported on Saturday, immigration officials said, a day after he was released from a six-year sentence. James Ricketson, 69, was given jail time three weeks ago for “espionage and collecting harmful information that could affect national defence” by a Phnom Penh court. He was then issued a royal pardon on Friday, after strongman premier Hun Sen requested it from the Cambodian king. “We will…