Thailand Lifts Ban on Preah Vihear Documentary

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Two days after Thai authorities banned Boundary, a documentary about Thailand’s festering border dispute with Cambodia at Preah Vihear, censors have lifted the ban, citing a “technical mistake”. The ban occurred as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) prepares to make a ruling over territory surrounding the 11thcentury ruins.

Initially, Thai film censors claimed the documentary, which was directed by Nontawat Numbenchapol and debuted in February at the Berlin International Film Festival, was a threat to national security and international relations.

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