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Cambodia Rights Group Seeks UN Probe of Abuses

Rights groups in Cambodia called on the United Nations to investigate alleged rights abuses against villagers living at the sites of two large hydropower dam projects. They also called on the Cambodian government to scrap the two controversial dams -- one in the northeast, the other in the southwest -- on the grounds that they will profoundly damage people’s lives, livelihoods and the environment. Their requests come ahead of a visit by the United Nations’ special rapporteur on human...

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