Court Reviews Defense Evidence, No Progress Made On Proving Treason Charge

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court spent all of Thursday morning reviewing and documenting 51 pieces of evidence submitted by opposition leader Kem Sokha’s legal team, despite some of this evidence already being used during cross examination.

The eighth day of Kem Sokha’s treason trial, marking one month of hearings, was adjourned Thursday afternoon. There was no discussion in court on the treason charge, no cross examination of witnesses or consideration of new evidence and Kem Sokha did not say a single word in court.

The hearing commenced with the council of judges playing videos and listing out documents and photographs submitted by the defense as evidence.

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