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Cambodian opposition rally for leader's return

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About 2,000 Cambodian opposition supporters rallied Wednesday to demand election reforms and guarantees their leader Sam Rainsy can return to the kingdom to contest polls this year without arrest. 

Kem Sokha (right), vice president of the Cambodia National Rescue Party, speaks at a demonstration in Freedom Park in Phnom Penh on April 24, 2013. About 2,000 Cambodian opposition supporters rallied Wednesday to demand election reforms and guarantees their leader Sam Rainsy can return to the kingdom to contest polls this year without arrest.

Demonstrators from the recently-formed Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) gathered at a park in the capital Phnom Penh holding banners reading "Without Sam Rainsy no free and fair election!".

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