Cambodia

Business as Usual

‘On May 17, Defence Minister Tea Banh said that if the opposition party and its supporters don’t accept the election results they will be beaten “until their teeth come out”, drawing condemnation from civil society groups that the comments violated the military’s neutrality.’

A boy takes party in an oppositions party rally on Sunday. Toul Tompong, Phnom Penh

“These are words that can cause war if the CPP (Hun Sen’s ruling party) cannot be patient anymore and goes and burns your homes down,” the prime minister said during a conference with Cambodia’s Christian community.”

 

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