Constitution Day marked by praise and criticism

The government on September 23 marked Constitution Day by touting the charter as a foundation of peace and stability, while civil society groups said basic rights and fundamental freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution were not being upheld.

Marking the 27th Constitution Day, which falls on September 24, Constitutional Council of Cambodia President Im Chhun Lim said at an event the previous day that the document provided the foundation for political stability through a democratic multiple-party system.

“Until now there has been full peace and national stability, including economic growth during the past two decades,” he said.

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