Friday, December 20, 2013

Cambodian Government Warns of Action Against Opposition Protests

CNRP protesters break for lunch during mass demonstrations
at Freedom Park in Phnom Penh, Dec. 19, 2013.RFA
2013-12-19 RFA

Cambodia’s government on Thursday warned of action if the country’s opposition party went ahead with plans to block highways and seize buildings in protests aimed at pushing for new elections following fraud and other alleged irregularities in July polls.

The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), which says its victory in the July 28 election was snatched away due to poll fraud, launched daily protests since Sunday to force a re-election after its calls for an independent election probe were dismissed by the government. Read more click here