Threats of jail, walkout put Cambodia truce on shaky ground

January 19, 2015 11:28 AM

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Threats of jail, walkout put Cambodia truce on shaky ground

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen took a swipe at the country's opposition on Monday and threatened its lawmakers with jail, accusing it of breaching terms of a political truce that now looks increasingly precarious.

The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) renewed threats of an another parliamentary boycott after Hun Sen urged the judiciary to expedite trials of 19 CNRP members charged with insurrection, among them seven lawmakers.

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