Senate President and acting head of state Say Chhum signs a Penal Code amendment that punishes for insulting the King.
Penal Code amendment that punishes who insults the King is rubber-stamped.
The National Assembly’s spokesman dismisses a statement released by CNRP.
The National Assembly approved an amendment to the Penal Code allowing prison sentences for anyone insulting the King.
The National Assembly will hold an extraordinary session on Wednesday.
Anyone who insults the King will face from one to five years in jail and a fine from $500 to $12,500 if the amendment is passed.
The Council of Ministers has drafted an amendment to the Penal Code that says anyone who insults the King will face jail.
PM Hun Sen says the Council of Ministers would hold a meeting today.