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A new prison building on the Prey Sar prison compound in Phnom Penh following its completion in November 2019. (Supplied)

Planned Private Prison Transferred to Government Control

A new prison building that was to have been reserved for rich inmates willing to pay to be detained in relative comfort has been put under government control, the Interior Ministry’s prisons department spokesman said.

Sam Rainsy walks with his wife Tioulong Saumura while holding a suitcase and his passport, in this photograph posted to Sam Rainsy's Facebook page.

47 Airlines Warned of Prosecution if They Fly Rainsy Into Cambodia

Nearly 50 airlines have been warned that they could face criminal prosecution if they carry Sam Rainsy and other senior opposition officials into Cambodia, the Civil Aviation Secretariat has said, while Rainsy on Monday again vowed to return to the country this weekend.