Lowell legislators testify in support of free and fair elections in Cambodia

Legislators from Lowell testified before the Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs Tuesday in support of resolutions filed in the the state Legislature that would condemn ongoing political oppression and encourage free and fair elections in Cambodia.

After Cambodia endured the brutal regime of the Khmer Rouge, which committed a genocide on the Cambodian population that killed nearly 2 million people from 1975 to 1979, the Paris Peace Accords were signed in 1991 by 19 nations to establish democracy in the country through free and fair elections. Since then, the Cambodian government has been accused of consistently holding sham elections.

In full: https://www.lowellsun.com/2024/01/17/lowell-legislators-testify-in-support-of-free-and-fair-elections-in-cambodia/

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