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Without corruption law, no court can be called corrupt

Without corruption law, no court can be called corrupt

Dear Editor,

In a recent article in your newspaper, titled

"Corruption probe to continue, but joint sessions inconclusive", in the

February 4 edition of The Phnom Penh Post, the question of corruption

in the ECCC was raised by the international community.

How can

anybody be accused of corruption when there is no corruption law in

Cambodia? Also, it is well known that the Cambodian judicial system is

completely politicised and controlled by Hun Sen and his Cambodian

People's Party.

So, how can the international community talk about

corruption without looking into the Cambodian judicial and legal

systems, which are totally politicised and controlled by Hun Sen. For

this writer, this accusation of corruption in the ECCC is at least

puzzling, if not totally illogical.

More precisely, how could anybody be accused of corruption when there is no anti-corruption law in Cambodia?

Naranhkiri Tith

Washington, DC

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