Saturday, December 21, 2013

Cambodia PM Rejects Demonstrators’ Calls for Resignation, Re-Election

2013-12-20 RFA

Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday rejected opposition demonstrators’ calls for his resignation and a re-election, saying there was “no mechanism” in the country’s laws to allow fresh polls.

The longtime leader made the remarks as protesters led by the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) gathered in the capital for the sixth day in a row.

Thousands have joined the marches and hundreds have camped out in Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park since Sunday, many of them carrying placards calling for Hun Sen to step down and for another vote. Read more click here