Cambodian opposition activists charged with insulting king

PHNOM PENH: Two Cambodian opposition activists were charged with insulting the king and incitement Wednesday (Mar 22) following Facebook posts the authorities deemed disrespectful to the monarch, according to court warrants. Human rights activists had previously warned enactment of the 2018 lese majeste law, which carries a sentence of betweenContinue Reading

US to announce more sanctions against Myanmar junta

JAKARTA: The United States will announce further sanctions against entities inside Myanmar in the coming days, a senior State Department official said on Wednesday (Mar 22). Speaking to reporters in Jakarta, US State Department Counselor Derek Chollet said the sanctions will make it more difficult for Myanmar’s junta to generateContinue Reading