Day 1 Of A 3 Day Opposition CNRP Protest...
October 23, 2013
by John Vink
The opposition CNRP has launched its 3 day demonstration at Freedom Park to protest the 2013 legislative elections results and to request the implementation of the Paris Peace Accords which were signed on October 23rd 1991.
A religious ceremony was held in the early morning.
A press conference was held by Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha at 9:00AM at the CNRP HQ.
The trucks from the provinces arrive fairly unhindered in Phnom Penh and unload their cargo of CNRP supporters amidst the deafening noise of the sound system.
The party will go on for three days...
In the afternoon a crowd of probably 15,000 people, substantially superior to the one from the first 3 day protest by the opposition CNRP, headed by Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha, co-Presidents of the CNRP, marched to the UN Human Rights office to deliver a petition signed by 2 million cambodians, requesting justice for people who were cheated from their vote at the 2013 legislative elections and the implementation of the Paris Peace Accords signed on October 23rd 1991 regarding the principles of a pluralist democracy and the protection of human rights.
Check on all the elections aftermath photographs HERE.