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Cambodian Monks Demand Action on Stolen Buddha Relics

Hundreds of demonstrators and monks gathered near the Cambodian Royal Palace in Phnom Penh Tuesday, demanding an investigation into the alleged theft of rare Buddha relics. Authorities say a golden urn, said to contain hair teeth and bones from the Buddha, was taken last week from a shrine near the capital.Five suspects have been arrested so far, but the demonstrators said Tuesday that authorities have been slow to act in prosecuting the case or finding the missing urn.Demonstrators and...

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