CPP lawmakers have lined up behind their prime minister, Hun Sen, insisting in recent statements that a new election the opposition is demanding will never happen, and would not even be legally possible. Experts familiar with the law, however, said legislation does allow for fresh elections, and the only thing the government needs is the political will to see it happen.* At an opposition rally in Siem Reap City two weeks ago, CNRP President Sam Rainsy invoked the example of Thailand, where the government has called snap elections for February to quell growing opposition and street protests there. In
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