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Young voters key to new mood in Cambodia

By Rupert Abbott, Amnesty International’s researcher on Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. The scenes in Phnom Penh last week were astonishing. Hundreds of thousands of people, including many young people, welcomed opposition leader Sam Rainsy, who had just returned to Cambodia … Continue reading

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Freed Cambodian human rights defender speaks out

By Rupert Abbott, Amnesty International’s Researcher on Cambodia, Laos and Viet Nam It was hot – very hot – as I arrived last week at Mam Sonando’s home and radio station on a dusty street in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh. … Continue reading

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