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Rithy Samnang in a photo posted to his Facebook page on December 24, 2021.

Businessman Rithy Samnang Dies

Rithy Samnang, a businessman known as president of football club Phnom Penh Crown and for links to Sihanoukville properties associated with online scams, died Wednesday morning from illness, according to a statement from his club.

The Supreme Court in 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

Woman Convicted of Slashing Girl Appeals 12-Year Sentence

A Phnom Penh resident who was convicted of slashing a young girl in 2020 appealed the conviction in the Supreme Court on Monday, as her lawyer questioned the torture charge against the defendant and said she had mental health issues.

Seng Chan Theary, a defendant in the case, protesting outside a Phnom Penh court on May 3, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

A CNRP Mass Trial Closes With Pleas for Justice

Defendants in an opposition mass trial argued at their final hearing that they were victims of a political war between Prime Minister Hun Sen and exiled politician Sam Rainsy, and asked for justice.

Heart Party founder Seam Pluk and his lawyer Choung Choungy leave the Supreme Court in Phnom Penh on December 24, 2021. (Ouch Sony/VOD)

Minor Party Founder Arrested Over Forgery Charge

The founder of a minor party was arrested and imprisoned after failing to show up for questioning for allegedly using forged documents while trying to register his party last year.

Chan Sarath (left) and U Roem exit the Supreme Court after their hearing on April 20, 2022. (Supplied)

Bomb-Plot Prison Sentences Appealed

A group of convicted plotters appealed their sentences on Wednesday, arguing that an electronic device portrayed during their trial as a bomb detonator was insufficient evidence that they had violent plans.