30yo KNLF dissident, Yean Yoeurb, dies of heart attack in Prey Sar prison.

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30yo KNLF dissident, Yean Yoeurb, dies of heart attack in Prey Sar prison.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Dec 16, 2016 4:20 pm

Brother of KNLF Leader Dies in Prey Sar Prison
by Ben Paviour and Khy Sovuthy | December 16, 2016 |

The 30-year-old brother of Sam Serey, the exiled president of the Khmer National Liberation Front—a group branded as terrorists by the government—died in prison on Wednesday night from a heart attack, officials said on Thursday.

Mr. Serey cast immediate doubt over the official explanation and said he believed his brother, who was serving a seven-year sentence in Prey Sar prison and was recently named in Mr. Serey’s “government-in-exile,” may have died as a result of his dissidence.

“This is very sad for me. My younger brother Yean Yoeurb died in prison last night,” Mr. Serey said in an email from his home in Denmark on Thursday morning.

Yean Yoeurb was arrested in Thailand in 2013 along with six others from the group and sentenced the following year for plotting to overthrow the government. He was named the vice minister of economics and finance in his brother’s government-in-exile in October.

Officials contacted on Thursday said Yean Yoeurb died after a heart attack...

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