Two monks from Phnom Penh's Wat Than were defrocked on Jan 12 to facilitate
their arrest on charges of terrorism. The two monks are accused of supporting
the Cambodian Freedom Fighters, the rebel group accused of organizing the Nov.
24 attack armed attack on government buildings. Both men denied knowing the true
nature of the CFF when they joined. The monks' arrests bring to 57 the total
number of people charged in connection with the attack.