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Troubled Cambodian Leadership Tested Sorely Over Beatings

Troubled Cambodian Leadership Tested Sorely Over Beatings

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A Cambodian court will rule shortly on charges brought against three military personnel who have confessed to beating two opposition politicians outside the National Assembly in October.

The judicial outcome is being widely viewed as a litmus test for human rights in Cambodia, where a government crackdown on dissent has resulted in a profusion of lawsuits and the jailing of opposition politicians and their supporters.

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