Nearly a decade after a multimillion dollar illegal logging racket was uncovered in Ratanakkiri province’s Virachey National Park, and in which 14 senior provincial officials were eventually implicated, the case is back in the Appeal Court. A lawyer representing Moeung Samoeun, the former provincial commander of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces who was sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison for his involvement in the illegal logging ring, appeared at the Appeal Court on Thursday, Presiding Judge Nguon Im said Monday. “Moeung Samoeun is still at large, his lawyer [Chou Chanthyra] joined the hearing,” Judge Im said,
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