Hitting out at widespread and persistent rebukes of the way it has handled complaints stemming from Julyís bitterly contested national election, the Constitutional Council on Thursday threatened to sue its critics, warning that they could face prison for airing critical views. The threats come as independent election monitors and the opposition CNRP, which continues to challenge Prime Minister Hun Senís victory in the July 28 poll, have repeatedly criticized the Councilís handling of voting-day complaints, accusing the body of subservience to Mr. Hun Senís long ruling CPP. The Council issued a statement Thursday defending its independence and citing
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