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In Cambodian Capital, Political Motives Seen Behind Canceled Water Festival


In Cambodian Capital, Political Motives Seen Behind Canceled Water Festival
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For the fourth time in the five years since more than 350 people were killed in a stampede at Cambodia’s annual water festival, authorities canceled the event this year. Officials blamed environmental reasons as the cause, but many see it as fallout from rising political tensions with a fresh wave of ruling party intimidation against the opposition. David Boyle reports from Phnom Penh.

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