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Joint Letter Calling for Dismissal of Phnom Penh Deputy Police Chief Phuong Malay

Cambodia is a party to the UN Convention for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women; yet police are still allowed to abuse and torment female victims.

Bov Sreyros (in white hat) is kicked by a police officer
Bov Sreyros (in white hat) is kicked by a police officer during a protest outside the Appeal Court in Phnom Penh in June. Photograph: Meng Kimlong/Phnom Penh Post

(PHNOM PENH, Cambodia) -

Phuong Malay injured during the forced
eviction of Borei Keila (Phnom Penh Post)

Police abuse of peaceful protestors is a problem that spans the world. Occupy demonstrators in the U.S. have been harmed time and time again, many seriously.

In Cambodia the same thing takes place, but their police drew world attention when they kicked a 25-year old pregnant woman in the stomach and caused her to lose her unborn child.

Below is a joint open letter from Cambodian and International organizations to Cambodian government officials, calling for the dismissal of Deputy Police Chief of Phnom Penh Municipality, Phuong Malay, after he directed discriminatory comments at a female Boeung Kak protester who miscarried

For more information, please contact CCHR President Ou Virak via telephone at +855 (0) 12 40 40 51 or e-mail at ouvirak@cchrcambodia.org or Chor Chanthyda, Project Coordinator on CCHR's Female Participation in Politics Project, IKAT, via telephone at +855 (0) 12 51 55 06 or email at thyda@cchrcambodia.org





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