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Neang Makara is treated at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Referral Hospital on August 27, 2020. (Adhoc)

Man Accuses Police Officer of Shooting Him in the Back

A victim of an alleged police shooting filed a court complaint on Monday against a police official in Banteay Meanchey province for attempted manslaughter and illegal use of a weapon — an incident national police brushed off as being only a “warning shot.”

Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a Thai pro-democracy activist, in a screenshot from a video posted to his Facebook page on June 3, 2020, the day before he was abducted in Phnom Penh.

Gov’t Told UN: We Have No Leads on Thai Dissident’s Abduction

Cambodian authorities told the U.N. that the visa of Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a missing Thai dissident living in exile in Phnom Penh, had expired almost three years ago when questioned about his alleged abduction from outside his apartment by armed men in June.

Actors playing thieves impersonating police officers in a CTN comedy show. The episode, “Fraudulent Fine,” which was released on June 15, 2020, has drawn criticisms from police officers. (CTN/screengrab)

Long-Haired Traffic-Cop Parody Prompts Police Complaint

Claiming damage to officers’ “prestige and dignity,” the country’s national police union has asked the Information Ministry to step in and regulate a series of comedic videos depicting traffic-police imposters in an “inappropriate” way — including having long hair.

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Police Chief Urges Vigilance Against Popular Uprisings

National Police Chief Neth Savoeun has added to ongoing government rhetoric raising fears of popular uprisings by announcing on Thursday that Cambodia was under threat from revolutionary movements and calling for police to stay alert.