Cambodia passes strict COVID-19 prevention bill

Cambodia passes strict COVID-19 prevention bill

Channel NewsAsia - Asia·2021-03-05 19:04

PHNOM PENH: Cambodians face up to 20 years in jail for flouting coronavirus rules after the country's parliament on Friday (Mar 5) passed a strict COVID-19 prevention bill that rights groups have blasted as a tool to curb dissent.

The law specifies a prison term of three years for breaking quarantine orders and up to 20 years in jail for any organised group intentionally spreading the virus.

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