Politics
Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks about his nephew Hun Chea's lover at a groundbreaking ceremony in Kratie on January 2, 2023. (Hun Sen's Facebook page)

Hun Sen Warns Nephew Over Alleged Lover

Hun Sen warned his nephew Hun Chea and an alleged lover to end their relationship, publicly naming the woman and revealing her Facebook account at a government event.

Mu Sochua attempts to fly to Cambodia, in a photo posted to her Facebook page on January 15, 2021.

36 Opposition Members Convicted in Mass Trial Verdict

UPDATED — Former Cambodia National Rescue Party vice president Mu Sochua and 35 others were convicted by a Phnom Penh court this morning for plotting in a case linked to the exiled opposition leader’s attempted return to the country in 2021.

Kem Sokha leaves the Phnom Penh Municipal Court after a morning session of closing arguments on December 21, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

Kem Sokha Treason Trial: Verdict Set for March 3

After three years of trial hearings — and five years since Kem Sokha was arrested — closing arguments in the opposition leader’s protracted treason trial were squeezed into one day of hearings.

Kem Sokha leaves the Phnom Penh Municipal Court after a morning session of closing arguments on December 21, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

In Closing Arguments, Gov’t Says It Will Sue Kem Sokha

Closing arguments commenced in the Kem Sokha treason trial on Wednesday, with government lawyers indicating that they will file a civil suit for damages against the opposition leader at the end of the criminal case.