Work on a new wall reinforced with steel posts has begun outside the National Assembly building, though the body’s spokesman said Tuesday it was not designed to ensure security should the opposition CNRP call for mass protests. Armored personnel carriers (APCs), razor-wire barricades and an increased police presence have created an atmosphere of heightened security in post-election Phnom Penh. Laborers work on the initial stages of
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