November 17, 2017

Who will make the decision?

By Mech Dara and Andrew Nachemson, The Phnom Penh Post
8:30pm, Wednesday 15 November 2017

These are the nine judges who will decide the fate of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party. Many of them have intimate ties to the ruling party, or have previously made controversial decisions in politically tinged cases.

President Dith Munty: Member of the CPP permanent, standing and central committees, and a long-term ally of Prime Minister Hun Sen. Served as deputy minister of foreign affairs in the 1990s.

Vice-President Khim Pon: Appointed to CPP central committee in 2005. Upheld a defamation conviction against opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua in 2010. Upheld a charge of racial incitement against then-opposition leader Sam Rainsy in 2011. Convicted an activist from rights group Licadho of incitement in 2012.

Vice-President Kong Srim: President of the Supreme Court Chamber for the Khmer Rouge tribunal.

Vice-President Chiv Keng: Former adviser to the late Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, who was a CPP permanent committee member and personal confidant of Hun Sen. Former president of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.

Vice-President You Ottara: Former Ministry of Justice official, judge at the Khmer Rouge tribunal Trial Chamber

Judge Seng Neang: Sentenced then-opposition leader Sam Rainsy to two years in prison for defamation against senior CPP official Hor Namhong, adding a charge of inciting discrimination in 2010. Sued for disbarment for not issuing a warrant to arrest Hun Sen’s cousin, despite her being convicted of fraud and sentenced in 2012.

Judge Sem Sakola: Convicted opposition lawmaker Mu Sochua of defamation at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in 2009.

Judge Chaing Sinath: Former Phnom Penh Municipal Court judge.

Judge Kong Tarachhath: Former judge at the Kampong Chhnang Provincial Court

Reporting by Mech Dara and Andrew Nachemson


Kim Ea said...

These faces above was traitors and communist hardcore and Yuan intelligent agency implanted inside this regime to control the make over any laws that can protected the interest of Vietnam federation in Khmer government . They know well that real Khmer mostly idiot ,coward ,incompetent to stand up to their ploy and not smart enough to conduct a thoroughly study on this make up of these supreme judgeship . The government lawyer Mr Ky tech to was a Yuan agent inside this government to obstruct and bring laws suite any Khmer who stand up as obstacle to their movement of facilitating the procedure of Vietnam federation . Hun Sen depend completely on these teams work to fulfill their goal of achieving path of Vietnamese took over our nation .

Cambodia Today said...

As I said from the beginning of the CNRP party, we cannot afford another revolution. If we don't stop this party madness now, many innocent people will die.

The evidence has shown their action of rebellion. Thanks to the court system for taking this party out of the equation.

nelson Tav said...

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