Khmer Win Party leader arrested, two more charged with incitement

Police detained Khmer Win Party President Soung Sophorn on August 14 for allegedly distorting information related to border issues, bringing the total to 13 activists arrested while protesting for the release of imprisoned union leader Rong Chhun.

Two more activists were charged with incitement after they were arrested along with four others for protesting in support of Chhun outside the Phnom Penh Municipal Courthouse on August 13, an event that Sophorn also attended. 

On August 10, Sophorn and eight members of his party had traveled to Tbong Khmum province where they visited more than 30 villagers who showed them the disputed border posts that Chhun had visited in July. 

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