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Bou Rachana drives away in a car carrying her murdered husband’s body in Phnom Penh on July 10, 2016. (VOD)

Interview: Kem Ley’s Wife Says Jailed Killer Is ‘Fake’

Though a killer was tried and sentenced to life in prison in 2017, Bou Rachana, wife of slain political analyst Kem Ley, says she is still in pain, raising their children alone in Australia, and has no faith in receiving true justice.

Illicit drugs confiscated by authorities (Chorn Chanren/VOD)

More Than 7,000 Arrested for Drug Crimes in Six Months: Police

Police confiscated 759 kg of drugs and arrested 7,246 people in drug cases in the first six months of the year, according to National Police anti-drugs chief Mok Chito, who said traffickers were trying to take advantage of Covid-19 disruptions.

Protesters outside Phnom Penh Municipal Court on July 2, 2021. (Ouch Sony/VOD)

Accused Tell Court That Protest Was Exercise of Freedom of Expression

A second trial hearing was held on Thursday into protesters charged with incitement after a rally outside the Chinese Embassy last October on the anniversary of the 1991 Paris Peace Agreements. They were submitting petitions to embassies around the capital about upholding the accord’s goal of bringing multiparty democracy to the country.