Women wearing masks buy pork at a market in Phnom Penh on September 15. The draft legislation includes a provision banning face masks. Photo: AFP Women wearing masks buy pork at a market in Phnom Penh on September 15. The draft legislation includes a provision banning face masks. Photo: AFP
Women wearing masks buy pork at a market in Phnom Penh on September 15. The draft legislation includes a provision banning face masks. Photo: AFP

Cambodia’s ‘sexy’ clothing ban could criminalise face masks, speaking loudly and homelessness too

  • Wide-ranging draft legislation has been flagged by 65 civil society groups for its potential to be used against vulnerable groups in violation of their rights
  • As well as revealing clothing, it contains provisions limiting alcohol sales and suggested bans on begging and face masks – despite Covid-19

Topic |   Cambodia
Women wearing masks buy pork at a market in Phnom Penh on September 15. The draft legislation includes a provision banning face masks. Photo: AFP Women wearing masks buy pork at a market in Phnom Penh on September 15. The draft legislation includes a provision banning face masks. Photo: AFP
Women wearing masks buy pork at a market in Phnom Penh on September 15. The draft legislation includes a provision banning face masks. Photo: AFP
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