Ясит Чхун

[20050609 (IE/B8,OC/B10) -- LEADER OR EXPLOITER? Yasith Chhun is accused of preying on poor Cambodian immigrants by urging them to lie on their tax returns. He leads an anti-Communist group. -- PHOTOGRAPHER: Jeff Gritchen Long Beach Press-Telegram 20050609 (LA/B10,SF/B10,VN/B10) -- LEADER OR EXPLOITER? Yasith Chhun is accused of preying on poor Cambodian immigrants by encouraging them to lie on their tax returns and then pocketing some of their refunds. He leads Cambodian Freedom Fighters, an anti-Communist group. -- PHOTOGRAPHER: Jeff Gritchen Long Beach Press-Telegram 20050603 (IE/B1,SF/B1,LA/B1,OC/B1,VN/B1) -- INDICTED: Yasith Chhun is accused of plotting to overthrow the Cambodian government. He raised $6,550 for the National Republican Congressional Committee. -- PHOTOGRAPHER: Jeff Gritchen Long Beach Press-Telegram] *** [10/05/01 - Yasith Chhun, a Long Beach business accountant, founded the Cambodian Freedom Fighters in 1999. in 2000 Chhun mastermind an armed attack by the anticommunist group on three government building in Phnom Penh. At least seven people died in the attempted coup and a dozen were injured, mostly rebels. Jeff Gritchen/Long Beach Press-Telegram]

Ясит Чхун (1957, Камбоджа) — камбоджийский политический активист, лидер антикоммунистической организации Бойцы за свободу Камбоджи. В прессе его называли “камбоджийским Моисеем”. Организатор ряда нападений на правительственные силы и неудачной попытки Continue Reading →