Ahead of a series of mass trials against around 150 people affiliated with the banned National Rescue Party of Cambodia (CNRP), Amnesty International Asia-Pacific Regional Director Yamini Mishra said:
“These mass trials are an affront to international standards for fair trials, Cambodia’s human rights commitments and the rule of law.
“This case attack is the culmination of a relentless campaign of persecution against Cambodia’s political opposition and other dissenting voices.
This case assault is the culmination of a relentless campaign of persecution against the Cambodian political opposition.
Yamini Mishra, Regional Director Asia-Pacific
“The recent history of Cambodia suggests that the defendants have low hopes of a fair trial. When it comes to prosecution of opposition activists and critics of the government, political motives systematically trump facts and law.
“The fact that opposition politicians were refused …
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