Council of Ministers endorses draft constitutional amendment barring those holding dual citizenships from top leadership posts
Cabinet ministers on Friday endorsed amendments to the constitution that would bar those holding multiple citizenship from holding top offices.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday tried the 17-year-old son of a former CNRP official who was charged with incitement and insulting government leaders in a private Telegram group — a case that has been decried by civil society as a surveillance overstep.
Kampong Chhnang Provincial Court questioned four Lor Peang villagers over attempted murder accusation
Kampong Chhnang Provincial Court on Wednesday questioned four land activists over a complaint of attempted murder and intentional damage after the group allegedly used knives to damage fishing nets in Kampong Tralach district’s Taches commune when the plaintiff went fishing in a part of the lake they considered to be a protected site. The activists maintain part of the lake, Boeng Pur, is a protected site, though local authorities disagree.
A group of villagers from Lor Peang village in Kampong Chhnang province brought a complaint appeal against the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision on July 8 to sentence four villagers in absentia to one year in prison for incitement to commit a felony, intentional damage and use of violence on property occupied by a person in 2012.
A recently defrocked chief monk from a pagoda in Kampong Cham province was restored to his position August 4 after he was cleared of allegations of violating measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.