Police Hunt for Facebook User Calling for Election Boycott

Prime Minister Hun Sen and other senior ruling Cambodian People’s Party figures have labeled those participating in the boycott as “traitors”.

Police are searching for at least one Facebook user who they identified as calling for a boycott of the July election.

General Khieu Sopheak, an interior ministry spokesman, said if the owner of the account was found the authorities would take legal action.

The Facebook user is accused of posting a status update saying he or she would not vote in the upcoming election, while the authorities have said that making posts on social media that can be interpreted as trying to influence the voting decisions of others is a criminal offense.

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