In The News: Protest in Takhmau outside PM’s House

The Cambodia Daily, Thursday, September 18, 2008, page 28: Protesters Meet Official, City Says Lake Filling To Continue

“Five representatives of the demonstrators were eventually escorted inside the compound for discussions, where Hun Sen’s Deputy Cabinet Chief Lim Leangse said he would forward the villagers’ demands to the premier.” ….  “It is [the villagers’] right to protest, but we cannot solve the problem the way they want, ” Deputy Governor Pa Socheatvong said.  “We still continue our negotiations with the villagesrs, but the development cannot stop.”

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