Gathering of CNRP at Kampong Thom started this morning around 10am and by Mr. Kem Sokha, Acting President of CNRP, who gave very short speech to his supporters around 1000 people. Another around 1000 CCP supporters also gathering this morning far from CNRP gathering around 400 meters. More than 300 mixed forces and 2 firefighter trucks were seen not far the events. Mr. Kim Sokha then left Kampong Thom to Phnom Penh before lunch.
Around a thousand protesters who come to support Beehive radio station 105FM to have radio and television channels were forcedly crack down by more than 500 municipality authorities this morning on Monivong Blvd. There were a lot of tear gas bullets were used to break gathering of people in front of Ministry of Information. Many people were unconscious and injured. Mam Sonando who led demonstration got injured and he is ok now. People told real bullets also used but we can’t confirm. More photo, please click here
The peaceful gathering of civil society today started from Ona Lum pagoda and ended at Preh Ang Dong Keot, in front of Royal Palace, was not allowed. Two truck loads of around 70 riot polices came and arrested Mr. Sok Chhun Oeung, vice president of IDEA. He was sent to municipality police office early this evening. Lawyers from CLEC and LEACHED were not allowed to meet Mr. Chhun Oeung and asked to return back tomorrow morning.