Hun Sen challenged by ‘doomsday cult’

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has called on the public to refrain from discriminating against the followers of a politician who has attracted thousands to what many commentators are calling a “doomsday cult”.

Khem Veasna, an outspoken political party leader, recently declared himself a “universe protecting brahma” and has drawn as many as 20,000 people to his sprawling farm in Siem Reap province to escape a “doomsday” that came and went this week without incident.

Hun Sen’s appeal came as the followers were about to start returning to their home communities on the order of authorities.

In full: https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/2381880/hun-sen-challenged-by-doomsday-cult

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