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Obama in Cambodia
December 6, 2012
Cambodia, as a Chairman of ASEAN, hosted meetings in a highly secured Phnom Penh, gathering local and world leaders, including newly elected U.S. President Barack Obama. It was the occasion for some NGO's and local communities to voice their concern about what they perceive as an erosion of Human Rights in the country. The meeting between Prime Minister Hun Sen and the American president, who voiced these concerns was reportedly tense by U.S. deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes.