Cambodian ruling party lawyers single out opposition voices

ADHOC activist charged after complaint from prime minister’s father.

Lawyers for the ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) have targeted a civil rights activist and a leader of an opposition party for potential litigation amid further arrests ahead of Feb. 25 Senate elections.

Three CPP lawyers have filed a complaint in the Phnom Penh Municipal Court against Soeng Senkaruna, vice president of the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association, more commonly known as ADHOC, according to the government mouthpiece Fresh News.

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