Cambodia’s Opposition Chief Kem Sokha Begins Visits to Provinces Under Terms of Bail

Cambodia’s opposition leader Kem Sokha, who is under judicial restrictions against political activities amid an ongoing trial on charges of treason, has quietly begun tours of the country, although his motives are unclear.

Speaking to RFA’s Khmer Service on Monday, Kem Sokha’s lawyer, Meg Sopheary, said the chief of the banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) had traveled to Siem Reap province on Sunday, following recent trips to the provinces of Tbong Khmum, Pursat, Kampot, Battambang, and Banteay Meanchey.

“Since he was allowed by the court to [only] travel inside Cambodia, he goes out occasionally for sightseeing,” she said.

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