‘A big distraction’: Former Victorian MP Hong Lim charged with incitement in Cambodia’s activist crackdown

A former Victorian MP says he has been charged with incitement in his birth country of Cambodia as part of the latest crackdown on pro-democracy and human rights activists in the South East Asian nation.

Hong Lim, who served in the Victorian Legislative Assembly for 22 years, has long been an outspoken critic of the Cambodian government and Prime Minister Hun Sen.

He says a spate of pro-democracy and human rights activists have been arrested in recent months.

In full: https://www.sbs.com.au/news/a-big-distraction-former-victorian-mp-hong-lim-charged-with-incitement-in-cambodia-s-activist-crackdown

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