Protesters march with a banner that reads: "Say No! Union, Association and NGO Laws" towards the National Assembly in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Monday, July 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen Thursday ordered the arrest of an opposition senator for "treason" after accusing him of posting a fake document about the border with neighboring Vietnam on social media.The command to arrest Senator Hong Sok Hour, who belongs to the opposition Sam Rainsy Party (SRP), comes amid an uptick in the campaign by the kingdom's main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to combat alleged encroachment by Vietnam.Cambodia's opposition party has long been critical of Phnom Penh's cosy ties with Hanoi and routinely accuses Vietnam of taking Cambodian territory and Hun Sen's government of using fake maps to demarcate the border.
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