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(Radio Free Asia ) – Cambodian authorities have arrested a human rights worker and two reporters reporting on hundreds of Montagnard hilltribe people who fled central Vietnam for the Cambodian jungles. Kevin Doyle of the English-language Cambodia Daily newspaper, Radio Free Asia reporter Sok Rathavisal, and Pen Bunna of rights group Adhoc were detained on Sunday deep in the jungle of northeast Cambodia , where many Montagnards have been hiding for weeks. All three have now been charged with human-trafficking, Cambodian Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Long Visalo told RFA’s Khmer service. Cambodian Interior Ministry spokesman Khieu Sopheak declined to confirm or comment on the reports. In an article published by the Communist Party’s Nhan Dan (People) newspaper Sunday, Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Dung said the UNHCR “has continued to conduct many wrong activities to lure ethnic minority people in the Central Highland to illegally flee to Cambodia, and even considered to give these people political refugee status.The UNHCR’s actions are wrong, just serving the interest of elements hostile to Vietnam by inciting people who are leading peaceful lives in Central Highland to illegally cross borders into Cambodia, thus causing instability along the Vietnam-Cambodia border and violating Cambodian sovereignty.”