The government will deploy double the usual number of armed security personnel on the streets of Phnom Penh today to keep control of the large number of rallies planned in the city to celebrate International Human Rights Day, a military police official said Monday. “We have [extra] forces for such events. It means that if on a normal day we have 100 armed men, on these extraordinary days—during political events or the like—we’ll increase the force…50 percent or 100 percent,” said Brigadier General Kheng Tito, spokesman for the national military police.* Brig. Gen. Tito added that the deployment of
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