Cambodian Prime Minister Clamps Down on ‘Sexy’ Online Sellers

Cambodia’s government has announced a crackdown on female online sellers who dress “too sexily,” prompting criticism from human rights organizations who say the move discriminates against women.

In a speech this week to the National Council for Women, Prime Minister Hun Sen said online sellers threaten Cambodian culture by exposing too much skin, and ordered police to go to their homes and educate them.

“Raid them,” he said, using an ambiguous term that could mean arrest. “This doesn’t violate their rights because they are causing the destruction of our Khmer culture.”

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