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In Cambodia, union arrests spotlight pressures on civil society (Andrew Haffner, Al Jazeera)

Before plainclothes police forced Chhim Sithar into an unmarked sedan within sight of the casino complex where she had worked last week, the Cambodian union leader had plenty of time to consider alternative courses of action.

The president of the labour union at NagaWorld had been sought by police for her role in leading a weeks-long strike and demonstration outside the pair of sprawling casino-hotel facilities in downtown Phnom Penh.

In Cambodia, union arrests spotlight pressures on civil society | Labour Rights | Al Jazeera