Kem Sokha Allowed to Leave Home, but Ordered to Remain in Cambodia

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has been released from de facto house arrest following a 2017 arrest on widely criticized treason charges, but remains under court supervision, according to a court statement published by government-aligned Fresh News Sunday.

Pheng Heng, one of Sokha’s defense lawyers, told VOD that the president of the outlawed CNRP could leave his home in Phnom Penh under the revised court restrictions.

“He can go anywhere, but can’t go out of the country,” Heng said.

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