The U.N.’s human rights envoy to Cambodia has urged restraint on all sides as public demonstrations increase across Phnom Penh, and called for a “realistic” wage for garment workers and for political parties to return to the negotiating table. Surya Subedi’s statement on Friday comes amid mounting protests against a growing number of complaints: from the outcome of July’s elections, which the opposition CNRP alleges were won through voter fraud, to low factory wages and forced evictions. Five different groups staged protests around Phnom Penh on Sunday alone. Though the sometimes rowdy protesters have occasionally been met with
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