Former Cambodian opposition lawmaker Um Sam An (2nd L) hugs a land rights activist after he was released by royal pardon. Photo: AFPFormer Cambodian opposition lawmaker Um Sam An (2nd L) hugs a land rights activist after he was released by royal pardon. Photo: AFP
Former Cambodian opposition lawmaker Um Sam An (2nd L) hugs a land rights activist after he was released by royal pardon. Photo: AFP

King pardons ex-Cambodian opposition lawmaker jailed over Facebook post about Vietnam border

Um Sam An, a long-time critic of the Cambodian government’s Vietnam border policy, was jailed after posting maps and documents on Facebook suggesting that the government had ceded territory to Vietnam

Topic |   Cambodia
Former Cambodian opposition lawmaker Um Sam An (2nd L) hugs a land rights activist after he was released by royal pardon. Photo: AFPFormer Cambodian opposition lawmaker Um Sam An (2nd L) hugs a land rights activist after he was released by royal pardon. Photo: AFP
Former Cambodian opposition lawmaker Um Sam An (2nd L) hugs a land rights activist after he was released by royal pardon. Photo: AFP
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