Lowell City Council passes motion backing effort to support democracy in Cambodia

Many city residents have relatives and friends in Cambodia — where people are being silenced, jailed and beaten.

It’s where the major opposition political party has been dissolved, and where an oppressive regime continues to spread its power.

That’s only some of what you heard from residents and councilors at Tuesday’s Lowell City Council meeting, during which the city sent a message to the people of Cambodia.

Read the full story: http://www.lowellsun.com/breakingnews/ci_32070703/lowell-city-council-passes-motion-backing-effort-support#ixzz5OIO0DbKu

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