Poipet Union Leader Says Security Forces Deployed as a Threat

The leader of an informal workers’ union in Poipet City said excessive security forces were deployed throughout the city as a “threat” after his request to hold a demonstration over border crossing restrictions next week was denied.

Din Puthy, head of the Cambodia Informal Economy Reinforced Association, told VOD on Wednesday that authorities deployed forces around Poipet City, with about 25 security guards patrolling near his house in the city on the Thai border.

Puthy said he saw the increased presence of authorities and state surveillance as a threat.

In full: https://vodenglish.news/poipet-union-leader-says-security-forces-deployed-as-a-threat/

Related Stories

Latest News

The Weekly DispatchA new weekly newsletter from The Cambodia Daily delivering news, analysis and opinion to your inbox. Published every Friday at 11:30am. Sign up today.