Cambodian activist arrested for criticizing Chinese anti-Covid vaccine

Thorn Kimsan, a member of the CNRP, posted to social media that the product is "unsafe" and has reportedly caused “several victims" in the country. Plainclothes officers arrested her while she was working in a restaurant in the capital. For her daughter it is a "political" arrest. Other activists are in prison for the same reason.

Phnom Penh authorities arrested an activist and member of the dissolved opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) over the weekend.

They have charged Thorn Kimsan with fomenting revolt for criticizing the Chinese anti-Covid vaccine.

Kimsan has stated that the product made by Beijing is “unsafe” and would have caused “several victims” in the country.

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