Autistic son of jailed Cambodian opposition member attacked

The 30th attack on CNRP members and their families leaves 16-year-old Kak Sovannachey with a fractured skull.

The autistic son of a jailed member of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) was attacked with a brick by two men on a motorbike while traveling with his mother, leaving him with a fractured skull.

Radio Free Asia (RFA) said the attack on Kak Sovannachey, the 16-year-old son of former senior CNRP member Kak Komphear, was the 30th on CNRP members and their families over the past year.

He was taken to a hospital in capital Phnom Penh, where he required 20 stitches. The men fled the scene of the attack, his mother Prum Chantha told RFA.

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