Thursday, December 19, 2013

Cambodia Opposition Threatens to Block Highways Next Month

2013-12-18 RFA

Cambodia’s main opposition party warned Wednesday that it would hold its “biggest protest ever” next month resulting in the closure of national highways and bringing traffic to a grinding halt in the capital if Prime Minister Hun Sen ignores demands to resolve election complaints.

The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) announced the plans as thousands of anti-government demonstrators joined party leaders for a motorcycle procession through Phnom Penh on their fourth consecutive day of protests calling for new elections over alleged fraud in July polls.

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