Frequent government critic Kung Raiya’s trial was completed on May 20 without the presence of the defendant, who was staying in Thailand in anticipation of the verdict.
The barely hour-long trial was completed by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday, with Kung Raiya represented by his lawyer Sam Sokong.
The critic was arrested in July at a memorial service for slain political commentator Kem Ley, charged with “incitement to commit a felony” and given bail in November.
In full: https://www.voacambodia.com/a/kung-raya-trial-completed-in-the-absence-of-government-critic-/5429632.html
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