Cambodia union leaders convicted over protests, jail terms suspended

A Cambodian court found six union leaders guilty on Tuesday of instigating violent protests against the government in 2013 and 2014, but suspended their jail terms.

Striking workers and the now dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) had marched against Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government to demand a re-run of a July 2013 election that the opposition said was rigged.

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