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Villagers Clash With Vietnamese Border Securityi
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30 June 2015
A group of villagers clashed with Vietnamese border security on Sunday, after they accused the neighboring country of encroachment. Opposition lawmakers say they want Cambodia to press their case against encroachment with the International Court of Justice, with increased accusations of Vietnamese construction on the Cambodian side of the border. Sunday’s violence came when a delegation led by lawmakers from the Cambodia National Rescue Party tried to investigate a paved road in Svay Rieng province, near the border, but were blocked by Vietnamese border security. More than 10 people were injured in the ensuing scuffle. (Sok Khemara, Washington)

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  • A pro-democracy activist joins the anti-NGO draft law campaign in front of the National Assembly on June 30, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
  • Pro-democracy activists say "No" to the NGO draft law. (Photo: Nov Povleakhena/VOA Khmer)
  • Anti-riot police are deployed to stop pro-democracy groups from marching to the national assembly on June 30, 2015. (Hean Socheata/VOA Khmer)
  • Representatives from Cambodian National Rescue Party which includes Real Camerin (center) take part in a campaign to protest against the NGO draft law in front of the National Assembly on June 30, 2015. (Nov Povleakhena/VOA Khmer)
  • A female activist says "No" to the NGO draft law. (Photo: Nov Povleakhena/VOA Khmer)

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