Source:The Phnom Penh Post (Phnom Penh)
Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2009
Cambodia's Information Minister, Khieu Kanharith, has said that he could not yet confirm if next Monday, March 30, 2009, would be a one-off public holiday to coincide with the first day of the trials of the Khmer Rouge.
Back in 2004, Cambodia's Prime Minister, Hun Sen, had promised to declare a public holiday on the first day of the Khmer Rouge trials.
Youk Chhang, the director of the Documentation Centre of Cambodia, is quoted as having sent a request to the prime minister's office, the third since 2004, to make next Monday, March 30 (and every March 30 after that) a day of reflection and remembrance.
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