Cambodian Opposition Chief Undaunted by Government Threats

Cambodian Opposition Chief Undaunted by Government Threats – AP, January 6, 2014
…Authorities on Saturday banned rallies and street marches in the capital, Phnom Penh, and forcibly cleared about 1,000 anti-government demonstrators from a city park. Prosecutors also have issued warrants summoning Sam Rainsy and his deputy party leader to appear at a city court later this month for questioning apparently related to the current unrest.
In another example of the government’s hard line, at least four people were killed Friday when police opened fire with assault rifles to break up a protest by striking garment workers demanding a doubling of the minimum wage. The labor struggle is separate from the election challenge, but unions in Cambodia have long and close ties to the opposition…

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