Cambodia slams Australian lawyer’s claims

Cambodia’s foreign ministry has lashed out at an Australian-Khmer lawyer and political activist after he claimed Cambodian rice exports to Australia were a violation of human rights.

It comes amid Australian efforts to pass a law to punish human rights offenders. The law was supported by Sawathey Ek, a Sydney-based lawyer and spokesperson for the Cambodian Action Group.

Sawathey Ek wrote to the Australian trade minister alleging that the export of Cambodian rice to Australia had violated human rights.

In full: https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7098960/cambodia-slams-australian-lawyers-claims/?cs=14232

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