November 30, 2020
Supporters of the outlawed opposition CNRP hold up Cambodian flags near the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on November 26, 2020. (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

Trials Postponed for Defendants in Phnom Penh Prisons

A rights monitor questioned the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision to last week hold a mass trial of opposition supporters as the court announced that trials for defendants in the capital’s prisons will be postponed through at least December 14 amid Covid-19 fears.

Coronavirus (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Local Covid-19 Cluster Up to 14 With Eight New Cases Found

UPDATED 11:30 a.m. — The total number of Covid-19 cases in the cluster around prisons chief Chhem Savuth has reached 14 due to local transmission, following more than 3,000 samples taken across the country, authorities said.