TITLE

Free Speech Concerns

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2005, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a case that highlights the increasing restrictions on free speech in Cambodia. Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken to court a number of people whom he alleges are misrepresenting a recent border dispute between Cambodia and Vietnam. The case focuses on a recent border deal signed between Cambodia and Vietnam, where critics of the Prime Minister have accused him of giving up and selling land to Vietnam. Many Cambodians are passionate about border issues. At least six people are involved in the case, including a leader of a teachers union and the head of a radio station, who have been targeted by lawsuits, while others have sought refuge in neighbouring Thailand.
ACCESSION #
18853987

 

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