[JURIST] Cambodia's National Assembly [official website] unanimously approved a bill on Friday making it a crime to deny that atrocities were committed the Khmer Rouge [JURIST news archive] regime. The bill passed while minority leaders were excluded from the legislature. Critics including Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] allege [AP report] the law is merely a ploy to paint the opposition as sympathetic to the former regime. Members of the Cambodian People's Party [party website] urged that opposition legislators must...

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