The Khmer Rouge tribunal has issued a misconduct warning to lawyers for Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan, accusing them of obstructing proceedings for staging a boycott of their clients’ genocide trial.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the convictions of disgraced former Phnom Penh police chief Heng Pov and two accomplices for a failed conspiracy to murder national military police commander Sao Sokha in 2003, but acquitted a former municipal police officer as there was no evidence linking him to the plot.
Ten members of the Khmer National Liberation Front, who were arrested this week for allegedly plotting to incite violence, were questioned in court Friday and appealed to the international community for support, claiming the accusations against them are politically motivated.
A Cambodian national from Kandal province was shot dead Thursday by Thai soldiers while allegedly attempting to steal a motorbike across the border, officials and a rights group said Friday.
The Apsara Authority on Thursday returned a statue of the Buddha to its place in Bayon temple at the Angkor Archaeological Park after a tourist smashed it earlier this month.
Twenty Cambodian fishermen forced to work on a trawler in Indonesia have been rescued, while a pair of Cambodian brides extricated from abusive relationships in China have been repatriated, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.