Kem Sokha trial begins amid criticism over lack of transparency

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday began the trial of former opposition leader Kem Sokha on a charge of treason, with rights groups and journalists barred from the proceedings and the government seeking the suppression of the names of foreign states allegedly involved.

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Hong Srieng, a former CNRP activist

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Thursday charged a former CNRP activist with incitement to discriminate and incitement to commit a felony and placed him in provisional detention. Kuch Kimlong, spokesman of the municipal court, said May Hong Srieng, 40, was charged with two counts incitement.