Less than a week after she was released from prison pending a retrial on controversial criminal charges laid down last year, housing rights activist Yorm Bopha on Thursday led a march of about 500 people to deliver a petition calling on the government to end its violent assaults on women. Ms. Bopha was joined for the 5-km march through Phnom Penh by fellow Boeng Kak activist Tep Vanny and victims of other violent land grabs. The march was intended to criticize a two-week campaign against gender violence launched Monday by the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and the U.N. for being
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