Cambodia Releases Opposition Leader From House Arrest

Opposition leader Kem Sokha said he would continue to fight for his innocence hours after a Phnom Penh court changed the conditions of his bail, allowing him to move within the country, but still restricting his travel overseas and preventing him from engaging in political activity.

Before’s Sunday’s court ruling he was only allowed to only move within the three streets bordering his residence, effectively keeping him in house arrest. Kem Sokha has been arrested in 2017 in a midnight raid and charged with treason .

His Cambodia National Rescue Party was disbanded by the Supreme Court and 118 of its senior members banned from politics.

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