Cambodian Constitution Amended to Strengthen 'Independent' Election Body

2 October 2014
Sam Rainsy (C). Photo: Reuters
FILE - Sam Rainsy (C), leader of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party is seen speaking at a protest in central Phnom Penh. Photo: Reuters
Lawmakers at the Cambodian National Assembly have voted to amend the constitution to make the National Election Committee (NEC) a mandated “independent body.”  The amendment, passed Wednesday, says the NEC’s Steering Committee must work to ensure the independence of the election body.&nbs...
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