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Cambodia has ended a ban on public protests imposed last month following a deadly crackdown on striking workers, an official said Wednesday, as the opposition vowed to mount fresh rallies. 

A supporter of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) shouts slogans during a demonstration in Phnom Penh on December 17, 2013

Four civilians were killed when police opened fire on protesting textile factory workers demanding a minimum wage of $160 a month to make clothes for brands including Gap, Nike and H&M.

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