Murder Deepens Political Crisis

March 2004
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Mar2004, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p6
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This article presents information on political and economic conditions on Cambodia. The country's ongoing political crisis deepened at the and of January 2004 with the murder of Chea Vichea, president of Cambodia's Free Trade Union of Workers and a member of the opposition Sam Rainsy Party. Chea Vichea was a popular figure in Cambodia, with huge respect among the country's garment workers. His Free Trade Union of Workers of the Kingdom of Cambodia had 40,000 members, out of a total of 200,000 garment workers in the country.


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