>Hun Sen Vows Inquiry Into Insulting Leaflet

>

New MPs posed for the picture with the king (in suit on the right) in front of the National Assembly building during the swearing in on 24th Sept., 2008.


25 September 2008
Khmer audio aired 25 September (936KB) – Download (MP3) audio clip
Khmer audio aired 25 September (936KB) – Listen (MP3) audio clip

Authorities will investigate a leaflet insulting King Norodom Sihamoni, Prime Minister Hun Sen told journalists Wednesday.

Cambodia was a democracy, he said, but insults to the king would not be tolerated.

“This is the ignorance and stupidity of a small group,” he said.

The leaflet criticized the new National Assembly, which was sworn in by the king Wednesday, of being under the control of the Vietnamese and thieves, and called the king a “puppet” of China, the Vietnamese and the Cambodian People’s Party.

A royal cabinet official called the leaflet “cowardly.”

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s