Cambodian opposition leader admits US funding, denies overthrow plot
FILE PHOTO: Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha greets as he leaves the Municipal Court of Phnom Penh, Cambodia January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Samrang Pring
PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's opposition leader admitted in a 2013 video clip played in court on Wednesday (Jan 22) to receiving funding and advice from unspecified Americans but denied trying to overthrow the government of strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Kem Sokha was arrested in 2017 and his party banned in a crackdown by Hun Sen on opposition, civil society groups and the media in the run-up to the 2018 parliamentary election, in which the ruling party won every seat.……
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