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VOA Khmer
14 November 2012
Next week's visit to Cambodia by US President Barack Obama will put the US leader in meetings with top Cambodian officials. US lawmakers and human rights groups alike are pushing Obama to use the meetings to urge Cambodia to improve its records on human rights and democracy. In Long Beach, California, Cambodian-Americans say these are important, but so are their economic concerns. VOA Khmer's Cheang Sophinarath has more.

Cambodian Americans in Long Beach Want Economy, Rights Discussed on Obama Visit

VOA Khmer

Published 15.11.2012

Next week's visit to Cambodia by US President Barack Obama will put the US leader in meetings with top Cambodian officials. US lawmakers and human rights groups alike are pushing Obama to use the meetings to urge Cambodia to improve its records on human rights and democracy. In Long Beach, California, Cambodian-Americans say these are important, but so are their economic concerns. VOA Khmer's Cheang Sophinarath has more.