Cambodia charges environmentalists with insulting king, plotting against government

A Cambodian court has charged four environmental activists with insulting the king and plotting against the government, an official said on Monday, after three of them were arrested for documenting waste run-off into a river.Use of royal defamation laws in Cambodia is a relatively new phenomenon, with the legislation only enacted in 2018.The three activists – Sun Ratha, Ly Chandaravuth and Yim Leanghy of advocacy group Mother Nature – were arrested on Wednesday for documenting the draining of…

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