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Cambodia opposition leader denied bail in court appearance

Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha was denied bail by a court Thursday, his lawyer said, in the politician's first appearance since being spirited away to a remote jail on treason charges five months ago. Kem Sokha was detained in September as part of a sweeping crackdown on the opposition under premier Hun Sen, an authoritarian leader who has clung onto power for 33 years and is determined to win an election in July.
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Cambodia's Supreme Court has authorized the continued detention of opposition leader Kem Sokha who faces treason charges that critics have denounced as part of a ruling party campaign to crush … Click to Continue »

Cambodia charges opposition leader Kem Sokha with treason

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PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha has been charged with treason and could face a jail term of 15 to 30 years if convicted, a court said on Tuesday.

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