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Mass ‘plotting’ trial to resume in January

Publication date 26 November 2020 | 22:54 | ICT

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on November 26 commenced a mass trial against 139 activists and supporters of the former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), who were charged with ‘plotting’ and ‘incitement’, but postponed the hearing



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