Cambodia frees 14 government critics

Members of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), pose for a picture after they were released from jail by King Norodom Sihamoni's pardon in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Samrang Pring

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia released 14 government critics on Tuesday, in a move by Prime Minister Hun Sen that some observers say is aimed at appeasing foreign criticism of a flawed general election last month. The 14, who are all members or supporters of Cambodia’s now dissolved main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), were […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories