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In Brief: PM files complaint against SRP lawyer

Hun Sen's lawyer confirmed Thursday that the prime minister filed a

complaint with the Cambodian Bar Association over Sam Rainsy Party

lawmaker Mu Sochua's lawyer, Kong Sam Onn, adding that if Kong Sam Onn

is debarred, then he will also be sued. Kong Sam Onn could not be

reached for comment on Thursday, but he told the Post Wednesday that

the prime minister should not sue him just because he is Mu Sochua's

lawyer. "I don't understand why he [Hun Sen] sues me because I am just

following my position as a lawyer. Everyone has a right to have a

lawyer defend them.... If I defend a robber or murderer, does it mean

that I am an accomplice?" he asked.



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