Notable Quotes, Thursday Edition

“Around the world, at any time, armed forces don’t obey orders given by dictators to kill people and we say that Hun Sen is not immortal, we must not protect Hun Sen.”

Exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy, according to Reuters

“[Rainsy’s message to the armed forces] is a treasonous crime, an incitement of soldiers to disobey orders.”

Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to Reuters

“Australia will not support elections in Cambodia.”

Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, according to the Phnom Penh Post

“Australia, they work with the ruling party, they work with the government. We are not a terrorist state…we are not ISIS.”

Government spokesman Phay Siphan, according to the Phnom Penh Post

“When the containers arrived at the port we found strange objects in the scanners. We requested the company owner to open the containers but no one showed up.”

Lim Bun Heng, deputy prosecutor for Preah Sihanouk province, on the discovery of illegally smuggled ivory hidden inside wooden logs, according to Deutsche Welle.

From Thursday’s news roundup.

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