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Activist Kung Raiya upon his release on bail from Prey Sar prison in Phnom Penh on November 29, 2019, with his wife holding their daughter (Supplied)

Activist Kung Raiya Released on Bail

Dissident Kung Raiya, who faces up to two years in prison on charges related to his printing of T-shirts with murdered political analyst Kem Ley’s image and words, will be released on bail, a court spokesman and his lawyer said on Friday.

CNRP president Kem Sokha at his home in Phnom Penh on November 11, 2019. (Sanh Bun Hoeun/VOD)

Investigation Into Kem Sokha’s Treason Case Closed

UPDATED 6:10 p.m. — A Phnom Penh judge has closed the investigation into opposition leader Kem Sokha’s treason case more than two years after his arrest, with the court still left to decide whether and when to send the case to trial.

Lay Vannak in a photo posted to the Takeo provincial administration website on December 3, 2017

Ex-Governor Gets 13 Years in Jail for Mistress Murder

A former Takeo provincial governor and his brother were found guilty on Monday of the murder of the ex-governor’s mistress, sentencing them to 13 and 10 years in prison, respectively, according to a court spokesman.

Rainsy Tells World to Ignore Latest Opposition Arrest Orders

Former opposition leader Sam Rainsy has told the world to ignore the arrest warrants for “plotting to commit treason” and “incitement” issued for himself and seven other officials from the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).