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PHNOM PENH - Baton-wielding Cambodian police clashed Sunday with protesters _ including Buddhist monks - demanding higher wages for garment workers and the release of 23 people arrested during a recent bloody crackdown on a rally. 

Cambodian protesters, left, clash with security forces, right, during a protest in Phnom Penh on Sunday. Cambodian police briefly clashed with protesters who were demanding higher wages for garment workers and the release of people arrested during a recent bloody crackdown. (AFP photo)

About 200 textile workers, union members, land protesters and several monks attempting to rally at a Phnom Penh park were met by scores of riot police, according to an AFP reporter at the scene.

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