Rights Workers Sentenced in High-Profile Bribery Case

Phnom Penh – The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has sentenced four former human rights workers to five-year suspended sentences for bribing a witness in a case against the former leader of Cambodia’s main opposition party, Kem Sokha.

Another defendant, a former elected official who also previously worked for the same local human rights organization, Adhoc, was also sentenced in connection with the bribery offense.

The five defendants – Nay Vanda, Ny Sokha, Lim Mony, Yi Soksan and Ny Chakrya – were accused of bribing Khom Chandaraty, a witness in a separate case against Sokha, the jailed former leader of the Cambodia National Rescue Party.

Read the full story: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/rights-workers-sentenced-in-high-profile-bribery-case/4591599.html

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