Cambodian police beat protesters
- Published: 13 Mar 2013 at 15.11
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PHNOM PENH - Cambodian police have beaten demonstrators who were marching toward the prime minister's house to protest being evicted from their homes.
Cambodian security officers carry a resident from Boeung Kak lakeside during a protest in Phnom Penh on Wednesday. The residents from the squatter areas in Boeung Kak lakeside gathered to protest and are calling for Cambodian authorities to find a solution solving their housing dispute with development company Shukaku Inc and that their members are released from prison. (EPA/MAK REMISSA)
The violent confrontation is a reminder that land grabbing remains a contentious issue in this election year.
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