Southeast Asian Roundup: September 2-6, 2021

CAMBODIA Parties deny using Sokha’s name for political mileage - Khmer Times Some former court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party officials who are forming political parties have allegedly used former CNRP leader Kem Sokha's name to galvanize popularity ahead of the upcoming commune and national elections. Sokha's lawyers have said when his name is used for those parties' benefit, it impacts Sokha as he remains banned from politics after the ex-CNRP was dissolved by the Supreme Court in November 2017, and does not want to be associated with a political party. Kem Sokha’s treason trial has been delayed since the outbreak…
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