Cambodian Government Uses Covid to Silence Critics

Hun Sen government up to its usual tricks

By: Mark Tilly

Although for most of 2020, Cambodia lived relatively free of the Covid 19 coronavirus after shutting its borders, an outbreak that began on February 20 has slowly spiralled out to more than 19,200 cases. Last week saw the single largest reported-case rise, recording 938 in a 24-hour period.

The government has embarked on a vaccine campaign …

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