12 More CNRP Supporters Charged or Arrested for Backing Rainsy’s ‘Coup’

At least 12 more supporters of the outlawed opposition CNRP have been charged since Saturday with “plotting” an attack over their support for exiled party leaders’ promised return to the country next month, with four of them arrested this week.

The government has branded support for the planned return of Sam Rainsy and other senior CNRP leaders on November 9 as akin to attempting to overthrow the government and vowed to arrest those participating in organizing supporters or expressing their support.

The main opposition CNRP was dissolved by the Supreme Court in November 2017 following the arrest of party president Kem Sokha on widely criticized treason charges, which he denies.

In full: https://vodenglish.news/12-more-cnrp-supporters-charged-or-arrested-for-backing-rainsys-coup/

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