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US urges release of Cambodian opposition leaders

Cambodian police officials walk in formation near the Phnom Penh municipal court on July 16, 2014The United States on Friday called for the release of Cambodian opposition leaders arrested after clashes during a demonstration. “We condemn the violence that occurred in Freedom Park on July 15… which resulted in injuries to numerous security personnel and protesters,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. Six Cambodian opposition politicians were charged Wednesday with insurrection a day after the demonstration against the closure of Phnom Penh’s main designated protest site. They include prominent MP-elect Mu Sochua of the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), who has protested repeatedly in recent months against the closure of the capital’s “Freedom Park.”

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