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In this image made from video, Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha speaks to the media on steps of his home before leaving for his trial in Phnoem Penh, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. The trial of the top Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason began Wednesday, more than two years after he was arrested in what is widely seen as a politically motivated prosecution. (APTN via AP)

Treason trial begins of Cambodia opposition leader Kem Sokha

Jan. 15, 2020 6:01 AM EST

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The trial of a top Cambodian opposition leader charged with treason began Wednesday, 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...

Trial of Cambodian opposition party chief set for next month

Dec. 9, 2019 8:53 AM EST

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian court announced Monday that the trial on treason charges of opposition leader Kem Sokha will begin next month, more than two years after he was arrested. The Phnom Penh Municipal Court said in a statement that the trial of Kem Sokha, president of the dissolved...