CNRP leader Sam Rainsy on Thursday publicly announced the opposition’s intention to conduct a campaign of civil disobedience in line with peaceful demonstrations organized by the charismatic leader of Indian nationalism Mahatma Gandhi, who helped win independence from Great Britain. Mr. Rainsy made the remarks at a press conference at the CNRP’s office in Meanchey district and said the civil disobedience would occur if the CPP continues to refuse calls for an independent investigation into alleged irregularities during the July 28 national election. “We take Mahatma Gandhi as an example,” he said. “We will show people the documentary
© 2013, The Cambodia Daily. All rights reserved. No part of this article may be reproduced in print, electronically, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without written permission.

More...