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Kampong Chhnang provincial military police investigate Akchalnak Trop LOD after four leasing company officers attempted to repossess a motorbike, in a photo posted to the provincial military police Facebook page on September 30, 2020.

Men Arrested for Repossession Attempt Without Court Approval

Kampong Chhnang province’s military police commander said companies must first go through the courts before confiscating any debtors’ possessions, after authorities arrested four leasing company officers for breaking a lock as they tried to take away a motorbike with overdue payments.

Thlang Phinra, the Interior Ministry’s anti-terrorism bureau chief, seen brandishing a handgun at Phnom Penh’s Angkor Chum noodle restaurant on September 20, 2020, in a screenshot of surveillance camera footage published by Fresh News.

Anti-Terror Officer Sued for Wielding Gun at Pchum Ben Duck Soup Party

UPDATED Sept. 25 — An anti-terrorism officer arrived uninvited to a noodle restaurant’s Pchum Ben duck soup party, got drunk, pulled out his gun, and threatened to kill the restaurateur and his wife, alleges a complaint lodged against him at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.

Khmer Thavrak activist Hun Vannak clashes with Prampi Makara district authorities during a rally in front of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on August 13, 2020. (Khan Leakhena/VOD)

Youth Activist Group Plans 8-Day Protest After Two Members Jailed

The youth activist group that has been largely driving this month’s protests in support of unionist Rong Chhun will again attempt to hold a demonstration against the arrests of government critics — including two of its members now in jail — early next month.

Hun Manet participates in the 20th anniversary commemoration of the creation of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces’ military headquarters in Phnom Penh, in this photograph posted to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s Facebook page.

Hun Manet Appointed to Lead Ruling Party’s Youth Movement

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son General Hun Manet has been appointed to lead the ruling CPP’s purported 1.8 million-strong youth movement, a promotion that one analyst called a “preparation” for Manet to one day lead the nation.