KANDAL/TAKEO PROVINCES – Police and military police set up roadblocks on major highways leading into Phnom Penh on Sunday as the opposition held its first rally in the capital since the party boycotted the opening of parliament last month over contested election results. Some officials manning the roadblocks said they had been set up to prevent unscrupulous minibus drivers perilously over-packing their vehicles with people returning to the city following the Pchum Ben holiday, while others said they had been ordered to search for weapons and explosives. At a checkpoint on National Road 1 staffed by military and
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