Prominent Cambodian opposition figure Sam Rainsy was sentenced in absentia to 25 years in jail over an alleged plot to overthrow Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government, a court official said.
- Nine Cambodian opposition figures have been given jail terms of 20 to 25 years
- More than 150 opposition figures are on mass trial for treason and incitement
- The ABC understands that four Cambodian-Australians are on trial
Rainsy has lived in France since 2015 to avoid jail for several other convictions…