Former Cambodia Daily Reporters’ Incitement Trial Postponed

The trial for two former Cambodia Daily reporters in Ratanakkiri Provincial Court was delayed on Wednesday, on account of one of the judges missing the hearing.

The two reporters, Aun Pheap and Canadian Zsombor Peter, have been charged with “incitement” for reporting on a story in the province, weeks prior to the 2017 Commune Election. They were writing a story about Ratanakkiri’s Pate commune being the only opposition-held constituency in the province.

A court spokesperson said one of the judges assigned to the case was travelling overseas.

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