A coalition of international human rights groups on Wednesday issued a petition to press opposition CNRP leader Sam Rainsy and senior members of the government to publicly condemn and investigate the death threats against local rights group leader Ou Virak, following his criticism of comments made by Mr. Rainsy at an opposition demonstration. Since Mr. Virak, president of the Cambodian Center for Human Rights (CCHR), issued an open letter on December 12 criticizing the CNRP leadership’s use of anti-Vietnamese rhetoric at opposition rallies, he has received a barrage of online abuse from supporters decrying his stance as traitorous, while CCHR
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