Cambodia blocks exiled dissidents from returning

Airlines refuse to let CNRP members board flights to face mass treason and incitement trial.

Plans by exiled Cambodian dissidents to return home and face a mass treason trial were thwarted over the weekend after airlines refused to let them board without travel visas.

Among them was Mu Sochua, deputy president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), who was denied access to a flight in Los Angeles.

She “was not allowed to board a Singapore Airlines flight to Cambodia via Singapore because she doesn’t have a visa to enter,” CNRP leader-in-exile Sam Rainsy posted on his Twitter account.

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