Group alleges Thai soldiers kill Cambodian loggers

 Group alleges Thai soldiers kill Cambodian loggers

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A Cambodian non-government organisation claims that at least 10 Cambodian civilians had been shot dead while hunting for food or logging in the forested mountains on the Thai-Cambodian border last year and early this year.

Executive director of the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) Ouch Leng and humanrights activist Chan Soveth came up with a report, obtained by The Nation, saying there were 11 such cases during the 20102011 period and more allegedly took place earlier. Army spokesman Colonel Sansern Kaewkamnerd said the Army was not aware of the cases, but added clashes with illegal loggers along the border were possible if there was resistance.

Read more: The Nation


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