CNRP leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha used the Buddhist Kathin festival period on Monday to visit a pagoda in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district and tell the congregation, many of them from Kampuchea Krom, that the opposition party would rescue the nation and could take next year’s festival into the former Cambodian territory long controlled by Vietnam. Hundreds of followers hoisting Buddhist and national flags gathered at the CNRP’s Chak Angre Loeu headquarters in Meanchey district before lining the alleyways leading to nearby Samakki Raingsey pagoda for the traditional gift-giving Kathin ceremony and to hear the opposition leaders pledge their
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