Anti-eviction activists went ahead with their plan to march across the city Wednesday, despite orders from City Hall not to do so and general government warnings against protesting amid the persistent political tensions following July’s contested national election. Undeterred, about 150 mostly fe*male activists from the Boeng Kak community eventually pressed past police barricades set up around their neighborhood and marched from Wat Phnom to the Supreme Court to mark the one-year anniversary of the arrest of fellow activist Yorm Bopha. Ms. Bopha, who on Wednesday marked her first anniversary in prison, is serving a two-year jail sentence
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