Opposition leader Sam Rainsy is scheduled to return to Phnom Penh tonight where he could face arrest and a two-year prison sentence over a defamation case dating back to 2008, his party said yesterday.
Eng Chhay Eang, a spokesman of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, said yesterday evening that Rainsy – who has been visiting supporters in South Korea – will arrive at Phnom Penh International Airport at around 10:30pm on a Korean Air flight.
According to the airport’s arrival schedule, the flight is due to land at 10:20pm.
“Cambodia is my homeland – I absolutely must go back and go to rescue our nation. So there is no change in my plan. If I must die, let it be”, he said. Politics In Cambodia November 2015