‘Treason’ trial for opposition leader begins (video)

Trial of Kem Sokha under way two years after he was arrested in what some say is a politically charged prosecution.

A court has begun its “treason” trial for opposition leader Kem Sokha more than two years after his arrest.

Almost no journalists and no non-governmental organisations were allowed into the courtroom on Wednesday, drawing criticism from civil society groups and the press.

Court officials said the courtroom was too small to accommodate all, and seats were reserved for embassy officials, relatives, and members of Kem Sokha’s Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).

In full: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/01/cambodia-treason-trial-opposition-leader-begins-200115114243042.html

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