Cambodia’s Hun Sen confirms next year’s general election

Prosecutors seek to arrest and press further charges against former opposition leader Kem Sokha.

Prosecutors have asked a Phnom Penh court to arrest former opposition leader Kem Sokha for violating his bail conditions as Prime Minister Hun Sen announced next year’s general election.

Prosecutors said Kem Sokha, head of the outlawed Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), had allegedly met with supporters and engaged in political activity.

According to online reports, the judges were considering the motion for additional charges against Kem Sokha.

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