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Cambodia: Phnom Penh Municipal Court orders an investigation into NagaWorld unionists for violating a court's order

"Phnom Penh Municipal Court orders investigation into Naga union leader", 10 January 2020

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court ... ordered an investigation into NagaWorld’s union leaders and several other union members for breaching a court order which ruled a strike organised by the union ... as illegal.

Union members and other individuals were cited for organising a strike over wages and other demands in front of the NagaWorld building in Phnom Penh ...

Those who have been slated for investigations for contempt of court and will be questioned include Chhim Sithar, the president of Labour Rights Supported Union of Khmer Employees of NagaWorld and Chhun Sokha, the union’s vice president, and several other members of the union who led the protest.

..., the court issued an order which prohibited the union and the workers who supported it to “postpone their protest” and return to work.

However, the protest was still held at the Hun Sen Park. It was attended by several hundred NagaWorld employees and alleged sympathisers and provocateurs.

The investigation warrant, authorised by Keo Sothea, Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s prosecutor, is also made in response to NagaWorld’s complaint.

... NagaWorld management could not be contacted for comment.

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