Speaking on the first day of the op*position’s three-day mass demonstration in Phnom Penh’s Freedom Park last month, CNRP spokesman Yim Sovann announced to an electrified crowd that the party would be seeking its own television station in negotiations with the ruling CPP. “This will be the CNRP’s television station,” Mr. Sovann said to loud cheers from the crowd. “We will broadcast what is true and let the others exaggerate the news.” With the country’s nine CPP-aligned free-to-air television stations having almost failed to acknowledge the very existence of the CNRP during July’s election campaign, Mr. Sovann’s words
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