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Sam Rainsy and Hun Sen (VOD file photo)

Rainsy Ruling: French Court Backs Right to Expression in Exile

Sam Rainsy lacked evidence and precision in accusing and defaming Prime Minister Hun Sen online of alleged links to prominent deaths, a French criminal court ruled this week. But the court still cleared Rainsy of libel charges, saying debate on the little investigated cases was of “major” public interest given his position as an exiled opposition leader.