Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (AP) — The trial of a top Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason began yesterday, more than two years after he was arrested in what is widely seen as a politically motivated prosecution. Kem Sokha was head of the Cambodia National Rescue Party when he was arrested in September 2017 on the basis of an old video showing him at a seminar where he spoke about receiving advice from United States (US) pro-democracy groups. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin