Phnom Penh court refuses to grant bail to opposition Senator

(VOVworld) – The Phnom Penh Appeals Court refused this week to grant bail to Senator Hong Sok Hour of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, due to security concerns.

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Cambodian police escorted CNRP Senator Hong Sok to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court last month (Photo: Phnompenh Post)

Hong is being detained for publishing a fake border treaty between Cambodia and Vietnam, which “disrupts Cambodia’s national security.” He could face 17 years in prison if convicted.

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