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A Cambodian has become the first person to be convicted in the country over a social media post.

A 24-year-old university student, Kong Raya, was sentenced to 18 months in jail on Tuesday, after being found guilty of inciting crimes with an anti-government post he made on Facebook, a Phnom Penh court said.

A translated version of Raya’s post, made on Aug. 7, 2015, reportedly read: “Does anyone dare to make a colour revolution with me? One day, in the future, I will make a colour revolution to change the regime for Khmer society, and even if I’m jailed or killed, I will still make it.” Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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