Hun Sen Signs Off on Royal Pardon for Sam Rainsy

Prime Minister Hun Sen has signed off on a Royal Pardon, which would allow for opposition leader Sam Rainsy to return to Cambodia ahead of the national election on July 28, Council of Ministers spokesman Phay Siphan said. … Mr. Rainsy has been in self-imposed exile since 2009 avoiding an 11-year prison sentence on charges of disinformation and destruction of public property.