HRW urges Cambodia to ‘fully’ investigate brutal attack on dissident, his wife

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged Cambodia to “fully” probe a “brutal” assault of a dissident and his wife and said it tested the new government’s “willingness to investigate and appropriately prosecute those responsible for abuses against its critics.”

Men with metal batons viciously attacked Ny Nak and his wife in Phnom Penh on Sep. 12, HRW said.

Ny Nak remains hospitalized with serious wounds to his head and extremities, it added.

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