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Lindsey Adams, 22, and her sister Leslie, 20, from Prescott, Arizona are the latest nude to be convicted of public exposure and making pornographic images - sparking public anger. Authorities detained the sisters after they were discovered taking pictures of their bare buttocks inside the Preah Khan Temple on Friday, according to ABC News. The body which oversees temples in Cambodia, Apsara, said that the women confessed to their crimes and accepted they had made a mistake.
Angkor Wat, a world heritage site, was built in the twelfth century and has remained a significant spiritual and religious site since its creation. But there is anger at the insensitivity of the many thousands of tourists, many of whom are British, who visit Public Wat and other sites across the country each year. Cambodia has been hit by a spate of nude photos at sensitive locations in recent months, according to reports in cambodian Phnom Penh Post.
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In January three French tourists were arrested and deported for taking naked photos at the Banteay Kdei temple and officials were incensed at pictures of a topless dancer at Angkorwhich surfaced on Facebok. You can find our Community Guidelines breastfeeding guy xxx full here.
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