Jailed Cambodian Rights Workers’ Trial Postponed

On Sunday, five international advocacy groups, including Human Rights Watch, called for the “politically motivated” case to be dropped for lack of evidence.

Phnom Penh – The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday postponed a hearing in a case against four Cambodian human rights workers and a former election official charged with bribery offences.

Adhoc officials Ny Sokha, Yi Soksan, Nay Vanda, Lim Mony and Ny Chakrya, all staff members at local rights group Adhoc, and Ny Chakrya, also a former Adhoc staffer and member of the National Election Committee, were charged with bribery offences after it was alleged they coerced a witness in a case against the former opposition leader Kem Sokha.

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