Activist Kung Raiya seeks asylum in Thailand

Activist Kung Raiya  is seeking political asylum in Thailand after he was handed a two-year sentence on charges of incitement for selling T-shirts bearing the image of slain political analyst Kem Ley last year.

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on June 19 sentenced Raiya to two years in prison for incitement to commit a felony.

Municipal court spokesman Y Rin confirmed that that the court had sentenced the defendant, but did not provide details.

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