Namhong Brings Fresh Suit Against Rainsy

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Namhong Brings Fresh Suit Against Rainsy

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Namhong Brings Fresh Suit Against Rainsy

Foreign Minister Hor Namhong has filed a fresh lawsuit in France against opposition leader Sam Rainsy over a Facebook post that reiterated claims that Mr. Namhong ran a Khmer Rouge prison camp, according to Mr. Rainsy.

The suit comes more than seven years after Mr. Namhong won a case in the Paris courts over almost identical claims, although the judgement against Mr. Rainsy was later overturned by a higher French court.

A copy of a court summons provided by Mr. Rainsy orders him to attend a hearing on March 7 over the case.

“You are required to personally report to the tribunal, either in person or with legal representation,” it says. “If you fail to appear, the trial shall proceed in your absence.”

The opposition leader said lawyers for himself and Mr. Namhong attended the hearing, and that another was scheduled for May.

“The new lawsuit is related to this post on my Facebook page . . .

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Re: Namhong Brings Fresh Suit Against Rainsy

Post by asp »

How nice of him to bring him a fresh suit. God knows he needs the clothes.
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