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In Brief: GROUP SLAMS GOVT's 'SOCIAL CONTROL'

In Brief: GROUP SLAMS GOVT's 'SOCIAL CONTROL'

The Asian Human Rights Commission issued a statement Tuesday condemning the Cambodian government's "insidious" attempts to block the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) from securing a venue to hold a public forum on the Boeung Kak lakeside development. "The Cambodian government should order the Municipality of Phnom Penh to abandon any attempt to deny the [residents] and the CCHR their right to hold a public forum," the commission said.

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