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The National Election Committee issued voting guidelines Tuesday in an effort to clarify voter information. Misspelled names, incorrect data, aliases and different spellings of the same name could all pollute the April elections. Without proper gender, age or address listings, voters will not be allowed to participate. Opposition party Secretary-General Mu Sochua said she welcomed the clarification.***

The Alliance for Freedom of Expression in Cambodia will hold a "Rights March" that will begin on Feb. 28 at Wat Phnom in Phnom Penh travel to Angkor Wat, about 280 km to the north. The march is to promote free expression, political tolerance and non-violence and will end March 15, the group said in a statement Tuesday. Secretary-General Ou Vireak said the group wants the government to give more freedom of speech to its citizens and to prevent violence in the upcoming elections.***

Sam Rainsy Party legislator Yim Sovan has written a letter to National Assembly President Heng Samrin, asking that he and Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng investigate the murder of a labor union leader and others. Hy Vuthy, a union leader at the San Tek garment factory, was shot dead last week. A closer investigation into his death would show that the legislative and executive branches are responsible to voters, Yim Sovan said.***