Politics
Former CNRP president Kem Sokha greets supporters outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on June 22, 2022.

Kem Sokha Trial Judge Says Case Nearing End

Opposition leader Kem Sokha’s treason trial is getting closer to a conclusion, the presiding judge said on Wednesday a week after Sokha distanced himself from his firebrand CNRP co-founder Sam Rainsy.

Candlelight Party vice president Son Chhay joins a party rally in Preah Vihear province in May 2022. (Ananth Baliga/VOD)

Updated: CPP Sues Candlelight Party Leader for $1M

Candlelight Party vice president Son Chhay is the target of a $1 million complaint by the ruling party, where he is accused of impacting the CPP’s honor during an interview with Washington-based online media Cambodia Daily.

Ny Nak, 41, posted a satirical comment to his public Facebook account IMan-KH saying he would consider putting his chicken coop in a state of emergency on December 7, 2020.

18 Months Served for ‘Chicken’ Covid-19 Commentary

A chicken farmer is out of jail after serving 18 months for an online “chicken coop” commentary mimicking Covid-19 orders, and now plans to join the opposition Candlelight Party to push for better protection of rights.