Political analyst Chhim Phal Virun on Monday filed a lawsuit against Khim Veasna, president of the League of Democracy Party, accusing him of defamation and spreading false information through Facebook. In the lawsuit, filed with the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, Mr. Phal Virun demands $110,000 in compensation from Mr. Veasna, who allegedly insulted him in a public post on Facebook last week. On July 4, the lawsuit says, Mr. Veasna posted details about a civil case between Mr. Phal Virun and an unidentified person on his Facebook page and claimed that Mr. Phal Virun had committed fraud. “Mr.
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