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US Ambassador Patrick Murphy and CNRP president Kem Sokha outside Sokha’s Phnom Penh home on November 11, 2019. (Sanh Bun Hoeun/VOD)

After Kem Sokha Meeting, US Advises Gov’t to Drop Charges

A day after having his court restrictions relaxed, opposition leader Kem Sokha on Monday met with the French and U.S. ambassadors at his home, though he refrained from speaking to journalists because he was unclear whether it would violate his ban on participating in politics.

Mr. Uon Chhin, formerly a videographer, and Mr. Yeang Sothearin, a former news editor. Image: Hout Vuthy

Former RFA Reporters Deny Spying Charges in Court

Two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) reporters on trial for espionage denied accusations in court on Friday that they had spied on behalf of a foreign state, while acknowledging that they had sent news reports to the U.S.-funded outlet after its Phnom Penh office closed.

Australian opposition MP, Julian Hill (far right), at a ceremony marking the anniversary of Kem Ley's death. (MP Julian Hill's Facebook page)

Australian MP Renews Call for Sanctions Over Kem Ley

Australia should impose targeted sanctions on Cambodia if it refuses to undertake an independent inquiry into the suspected assassination of political commentator Kem Ley, an Australian opposition MP, Julian Hill, said over the weekend.

Hun Sen Warns Sam Rainsy of Lethal Risks at Border Crossings

Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned former opposition leader Sam Rainsy not to attempt to re-enter Cambodian territory via an overland crossing, suggesting that usual rules against using machine guns on civilians may not apply to him.