Cambodia to make adultry a crime

Way to go, Cambodia!

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia’s parliament passed a law Friday which could send adulterers to jail for up to a year.
“This law is also aimed at reducing corruption, because when government officials have more women, they seek more financial sources to support their girls,” National Assembly Chairman Heng Samrin said.Sam Rainsy, chief of his eponymous opposition party, was not impressed.
Many married Cambodian men keep mistresses if they can afford them and the government argued that making adultery a criminal offence would help shore up the family.

Cambodia passes adultery law, opposition walks out | Oddly Enough |


technorati tags:, , ,

Blogged with Flock


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s