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CAMBODIA: Cambodian opposition party leads protest demanding fair general election

About 5,000 protesters gathered in Phnom Penh on Monday (May 20) in an opposition-led demonstration, calling for a fair general election. The protest, led by the Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP) acting president and other opposition party leaders marched to the EU and the UN office to put its petition for international help to monitor the election on July 28. "The ambassador of the EU will send his two advisors to the National Election Committee (NEC) to take our recommendations to consul...

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PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (MAY 20 , 2013) (REUTERS) POLICEMEN AND THE OPPOSITION PARTY SECURITY GUARDS PAVING THE WAY FOR PROTESTERS TO MARCH ACTING OPPOSITION PARTY PRESIDENT, CAMBODIA NATIONAL RESCUE PARTY (CNRP) KEM SOKHA (LEFT) WAVING KEM SOKHA AND OTHER PARTY LEADERS MARCHING ON THE STREET BANNERS READING "SUPPORT UN RECOMMENDATION" VARIOUS OF PROTESTERS MARCHING ON THE STREET POLICEMEN WATCHING PROTESTERS PROTESTERS ARRIVING AT THE POLICE BLOCKADE PROTESTERS CLASHING WITH POLICE RIOT POLICEMEN ARRIVING RIOT POLICEMEN PREPARING TO BLOCK PROTESTERS FIRE TRUCK ARRIVING AT THE SCENE RIOT POLICEMEN BLOCKING PROTESTERS FROM MOVING OUT OF THE BARRICADE KEM SOKHA HOLDING PETITION WHILE WALKING TO THE EU OFFICE SAM RAINSY PARTY PRESIDENT KONG KOAM WALKING TO THE EU OFFICE SIGN OF THE EU OFFICE EXTERIOR OF THE EU OFFICE (SOUNDBITE) (Khmer) ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE CNRP, KEM SOKHA SAYING: "The ambassador of the EU will send his two advisors to the National Election Committee (NEC) to take our...

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (MAY 20 , 2013) (REUTERS) POLICEMEN AND THE OPPOSITION PARTY SECURITY GUARDS PAVING THE WAY FOR PROTESTERS TO MARCH ACTING OPPOSITION PARTY PRESIDENT, CAMBODIA NATIONAL RESCUE PARTY (CNRP) KEM SOKHA (LEFT) WAVING KEM SOKHA AND OTHER PARTY LEADERS MARCHING ON THE STREET BANNERS READING "SUPPORT UN RECOMMENDATION" VARIOUS OF PROTESTERS MARCHING ON THE STREET POLICEMEN WATCHING PROTESTERS PROTESTERS ARRIVING AT THE POLICE BLOCKADE PROTESTERS CLASHING WITH POLICE RIOT POLICEMEN ARRIVING RIOT POLICEMEN PREPARING TO BLOCK PROTESTERS FIRE TRUCK ARRIVING AT THE SCENE RIOT POLICEMEN BLOCKING PROTESTERS FROM MOVING OUT OF THE BARRICADE KEM SOKHA HOLDING PETITION WHILE WALKING TO THE EU OFFICE SAM RAINSY PARTY PRESIDENT KONG KOAM WALKING TO THE EU OFFICE SIGN OF THE EU OFFICE EXTERIOR OF THE EU OFFICE (SOUNDBITE) (Khmer) ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE CNRP, KEM SOKHA SAYING: "The ambassador of the EU will send his two advisors to the National Election Committee (NEC) to take our recommendations to consult with the NEC and if there is still no result from the NEC after that, the EU ambassador will talk directly with the government about it." PROTESTERS MARCHING TOWARD THE UN OFFICE