Cambodian prime minister considers declaring state of emergency over health crisis
By 26 March 2020
Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia (photo credit: IAEA Imagebank/flickr)
In light of the growing number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the Kingdom, Prime Minister Hun Sen has told a legal team to study the scope of Article 22 of the Constitution in regards to declaring a state of emergency, if his appeals on the measures to contain the disease are not effective. [ . . . ] He said Thailand and India have already declared a state of emergency. Public gatherings, and keeping people at home and many more restrictions would be studied by his legal team. It would be mass confinement allowed by the Constitution, he said.
Read the full article here: The Phnom Penh Post