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Cambodian Protest Leaders Briefly Detained Outside US Embassy

A group of Cambodian protest leaders were briefly detained by police in Phnom Penh Tuesday when they gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy to submit a petition calling for the release of 23 activists arrested this month during a deadly crackdown on a strike by garment factory workers. The 11 were released later in the day after they signed promises not to join in more anti-government rallies. Among the eight arrested were outspoken activists Rong Chhun, head of the Cambodian...

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