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Seng Chan Theary, a defendant in the case, protesting outside a Phnom Penh court on May 3, 2022. (Hean Rangsey/VOD)

A CNRP Mass Trial Closes With Pleas for Justice

Defendants in an opposition mass trial argued at their final hearing that they were victims of a political war between Prime Minister Hun Sen and exiled politician Sam Rainsy, and asked for justice.

Voeun Veasna, an activist with the court-dissolved CNRP opposition, pictured on a street in Thailand. (Photo from the activist's Facebook page)

Government Critic Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court sentenced Voeun Veasna, a former monk who was involved in forestry activism, to two years in prison for incitement over criticisms he posted on Facebook.