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Cambodia Jails Leading Black Monday Campaigners

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday sentenced two activists to six days in prison for leading a demonstration in their Boeung Kak Lake neighborhood in the capital last week, according to a local rights group. Tep Vanny and Bov Sorphea were charged with "insulting public civil servants" for the Black Monday campaign protest, which included the cursing of effigies intended to symbolize corruption in the justice system. Black Monday was launched after four rights workers...

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