Inspired by Thailand, Cambodia protests intensify

Inspired by Thailand, Cambodia protests intensify –, December 19, 2013
…Now, the opposition movement is heating up, fueled, it would seem, by the (relative) success of the Thai protests. (Rainsy has repeatedly cited the December 8 dissolution of the Thai parliament, in response to mass protests, as a model for the Cambodian government to follow.) On Sunday, the CNRP launched daily rallies that will supposedly continue for three months — or until Sen steps down, or agrees to hold new parliamentary elections. But while CNRP leaders have seized on the Thai model of prolonged protests, which has demonstrators in Bangkok rallying for their own prime minister’s resignation, the similarities may end there…

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