CNRP president Sam Rainsy on Monday defended his recent Facebook posts urging police and soldiers to “stand up” with the people and “demand” a change of government, and dismissed claims from the ruling CPP that he was inciting a coup. Mr. Rainsy—whose party is disputing preliminary results from last month’s national election showing a CPP victory and threatening mass protests if alleged electoral irregularities are not investigated—said his posts were not meant to encourage mutiny, but rather the peace*ful conduct of the armed forces. “We just want to urge policemen and soldiers to refrain from using violence against
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