Thet Theng has lost the use of his arm. For 18 days, his mother, a constant at his bedside in the Intensive Care Unit of the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital in Phnom Penh, has repeated the same process: lifting her sonís right arm into the air and hoping that he can muster the strength to keep it up there. On Monday, like every day he has spent in the hospital, Thengís lame arm immediately flopped to his side. Military police brutally beat the 18-year-old garment worker with truncheons while he was attending a protest for higher wages on January 3 on
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