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New Cambodian Law Poses Threat to Rights Groups

Cambodia’s Senate on Friday passed a controversial law to regulate the country’s non-profit sector as hundreds of people protested. Opponents say the law marks a deliberate effort by the government to clamp down on groups that have been criticizing the ruling party on an array of issues, from politics to land-grabbing and corruption. Cambodia’s Senate approved the controversial Law on Associations and NGOs, known as the LANGO, in just a few hours Friday, despite a boycott by senators from...

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