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Cambodia police use smoke grenades to end protest over TV licence

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Cambodian riot police on Monday used smoke grenades and electric batons to disperse demonstrators in the capital demanding a government licence for an independent television station. 

A Cambodian Buddhist monk walks in front of military police officers during a protest in Phnom Penh on January 27, 2014

In the latest of a series of violent crackdowns on public dissent, scores of riot police broke up the protest in front of the Ministry of Information, according to an AFP reporter at the scene.

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