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Cambodia

Constitution as adopted on 21 September 1993.

Article 5

    The official language and script are Khmer.

Article 31

    ... Every Khmer citizen shall be equal before the law, enjoying the same rights, freedom and fulfilling the same obligations regardless of race, colour, sex, language, religious belief, political tendency, birth origin, social status, wealth or other status.

Article 67

    The state shall adopt an educational programme according to the principle of modern pedagogy including technology and foreign languages.

Article 69

    The state shall protect and promote the Khmer language as required.

Note: The complete text of the Constitution and further information on the constitutional background of Cambodia are provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Bern.


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