Three days ago, Sok Min, 27, was the proprietor of a coffee shop in Pur Senchey district that earned him a comfortable income of $500 to $600 per month. Now he owns only an empty building filled with shards of glass and trash. Protesters targeted Mr. Min’s shop just off Veng Sreng Street in Choam Chao commune on Friday afternoon in what he and neighbors say was an ethnically motivated attack. He is Vietnamese, but took a Khmer name after emigrating here about 10 years ago. “They just looked for Vietnamese places,” he said. “They didn’t hurt places
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