Cambodian Activists Ask Michelle Obama for Help

More than 50 activists gathered in front of the U.S embassy in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, March 17 to request the intervention of First Lady Michelle Obama to press Cambodian authorities to release 11 jailed land rights defenders. Photos: RFA/Khmer Service
2015-03-18
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They want Obama, who is visiting Cambodia on March 20-22 to promote a U.S. initiative to help girls around the world attend and finish school, to put pressure on the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen to free the activists, who have been jailed for their involvement in protests over land development projects in the Boeung Kak and Borei Keila communities of the Cambodian capital.

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I don't know if the activists getting any response from Mrs. Obama, but I am pretty sure that the Hun Sen's regime would and always get help from Youn.

Oct 28, 2015 05:57 PM

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