Arrests made at Cambodia NGO law protest

Cambodian authorities arrested six demonstrators 26 July as they protested against the recent passing of a controversial law regulating non-governmental organisations, officials and a rights group said.

The six demonstrators — five men and a woman — were among dozens who rallied outside of the parliament building in the capital Phnom Penh.

Critics say the law will hinder the ability of NGOs to operate in the deeply impoverished nation.

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