Facing arrest, Cambodia’s Sam Rainsy will get home come what may

Self-exiled Cambodian opposition party founder Sam Rainsy said on Wednesday he would not be deterred by efforts to prevent his return home “to be with my people”.

Rainsy is set to fly to Bangkok from his Paris base on Thursday and has said he will be in Cambodia by Saturday. He could face arrest amid a crackdown at home on members of his banned party and Malaysia’s detention of two party activists also trying to return.

Thai authorities say he will not be allowed to transit their territory.

In full: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-politics/facing-arrest-cambodias-sam-rainsy-will-get-home-come-what-may-idUSKBN1XG0JV

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