The Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR) on Wednesday released a statement seeking to clarify an open letter it issued on December 12, which accused CNRP President Sam Rainsy of making comments that are “both derogatory and discriminatory, against…people of Vietnamese origin.” The original letter, signed by CCHR president Ou Virak, admonishes Mr. Rainsy for using the term “yuon,” which can be used as a derogatory way to refer to someone of Vietnamese origin. An online outcry against Mr. Virak followed the original letter, prompting Wednesday’s response. “I fully stand by CCHR’s open letter to the CNRP. Blaming
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