Rainsy given court date over military disobedience charges

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court has set April 22 as the date for “acting president” of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Sam Rainsy to appear for a public hearing on charges of inciting the military to disobey Prime Minister Hun Sen.

The summons by court prosecutor Plang Sophal, received by The Post on Thursday, states that Judge Ros Piseth will lead the April 22 public hearing.

Rainsy was charged with “inciting military personnel to disobedience” and “the demoralisation of the army” under articles 471 and 472 of the Criminal Code.

In full: https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/rainsy-given-court-date-over-military-disobedience-charges

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