‘Just a thought’: Cambodia leader Hun Sen considers death sentence for rapists

Prime minister suggested a referendum could be held to decide whether the public want the country’s constitution changed to allow the new law.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Sunday he is considering proposing a new bill to impose the death sentence for those who rape their daughters or granddaughters.

Hun Sen, speaking to dozens of rape victims at Afesip Centre, a non-governmental organisation set up to help women in distressing situations, suggested a public referendum could be held to decide whether it is appropriate to change the country’s constitution to that end.

In full: https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2189430/cambodia-leader-hun-sen-considers-death-sentence-rapists

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