Activists are convicted for protesting in front of Chinese embassy on the anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court convicted nine activists including former CNRP officials for incitement to cause social turmoil and sentenced them to between 12 months to 20 months in prison in relation to an October protest outside the Chinese embassy.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court began hearings Wednesdayin the trial against three environmental activists charged with incitement after sharing information about a planned one-person protest over the by the filling in of Boeng Tamok lake.
Phnom Penh prosecutors have claimed that prior to former CNRP leader Sam Rainsy’s planned return in 2019, former CNRP youth members were taught how to conduct Hong Kong-style demonstrations during a workshop in Malaysia.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court ordered an expert analysis into allegations from former CNRP members claiming that their memories were being affected by radiation, during one of four trials against members of the party.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court continued the questioning of prominent unionist Rong Chhun and two co-defendants, with the cross-examination centering around their private messages on social media messaging applications.