The seven Thais, including a member of parliament, are facing a potential prison sentence of 18 months, for illegal entry into Cambodia.
Cambodia is hoping to produce 1 million tons for rice for export by 2015.
Moeuk Dara, secretary-general of the the National Authority to Combat Drugs, was put under arrest by the Ministry of Interior.
Around 2,120 victims who have registered as civil party complainants have been accepted from more than 4,000 applications.
Under the Pol Pot regime, people were taught to keep silent, and often their survival depended on that silence.
Hun Hean was removed from his post following the January 7 holiday celebrations.
Jan. 7 remains a contentious day for Cambodians, marking both the ouster of the Khmer Rouge and the beginning of Vietnamese occupation.
Hun Hean, the recently demoted police chief of Banteay Meanchey province is being held on suspicion of drug trafficking.
Critics say the proposed law creates tangles of red tape that could be used to attack groups that don't follow the government line.
Relatives of the defendants, reporters and Thai Embassy officials were barred from the courtroom in Phnom Penh on Thursday.
More than 700 people sought the free services of the doctors and medical staff on the first day, Monday.