Youth activists deny incitement charge after protesting unionist’s arrest

Chhoeun Daravy an activist with youth group Khmer Thavrak arrives at Phnom Penh Municipal Court for her hearing on July 27, 2021. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

Four youth activists with the Khmer Thavrak and Khmer Student Intelligent League who were arrested last year and charged with incitement for protesting a unionist’s arrest maintained their innocence at a court hearing in Phnom Penh Tuesday as part of a sprawling case rights activists have called politically motivated.