Cambodia leader warns against foreign interference

Cambodian leader Hun Sen warned against any action by foreigners that could destroy peace in Cambodia, following the jailing of opposition figure Kem Sokha for 27 years on treason charges. The ruling was condemned by the United Nations, European Union, and several countries, who expressed concerns about Cambodia’s democracy. Hun Sen, one of the world’s longest-ruling leaders, has been accused of stifling opposition and curtailing democratic freedoms since he came to power in 1985.

Cambodia opposition leader jailed 27 years for treason: court

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA — A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced top opposition…