The Phnom Penh Municipal Court began a trial on Friday into incitement charges against prominent unionist Rong Chhun, with the hearing getting fiery as all parties sparred over the facts of the case.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has shown no inclination to resume opposition leader Kem Sokha’s treason trial, which was suspended last March, with observers saying political calculations around the trial were affecting the former CNRP president’s fair trial rights.
A European Commission report showed a resurgence in deforestation at the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary, after reaching peak forest canopy loss in 2016 when the forest was given protected status.
Armed with a giant photograph of her jailed husband, Dos Kimteang went to the U.S. Embassy on Friday knowing that the day’s protest could be her last.
The Cambodian government again failed to pass the long-delayed draft access to information legislation, despite Prime Minister Hun Sen assuring its passage at the start of 2020.